gestalt gestalt

Definition(s):

  • (n) a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts

Usage(s):

  1. In the end, that winkthat is, the Fox gestalt of insouciance, attitude, and even playfulnesshas had a bigger effect on the news media than any Bill O'Reilly rant.
  2. Like most of the Martha wannabes who have been grabbing the spotlight since Stewart was indicted, Hay has a decidedly different gestalt.
  3. And you can't expect to get out each facet of your gestalt message in any one given appearance.

News

  • Fantasy Sports: Yasiel Puig piles in and value soars

    It has become a theme this season that young stars are breaking out and altering the fantasy baseball landscape. That Gestalt shift is difficult enough to keep track of in its simplest form, but now some youths are being plucked from other countries and quickly thrown into action before we have time to prepare for their arrival.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. "The orgasm is the mystery," Ruffalo says. "That is the gestalt of the film. That is the finale of the film."
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Mark Ruffalo Source: London Free Press

  2. "They get so committed to their gestalt, which is so bizarre, because they're so all about Windows to the point that they're blinded by it," Benioff said. "I really am surprised and somewhat disgusted by their desire to maintain their grip on...
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Marc Benioff Source: Seattle Times

  3. Portland, OR, September 29, 2007 --(PR.com)-- "Steve Libbey gives the 'sword-and-sandal' epic a kick in the tunic and propels it into the gestalt of the 21st century, with an everyman hero whose brains triumph over brawn," says author Mercedes...
    on Sep 29, 2007 By: Mercedes Lackey Source: PR.com (press release)

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