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absoluteness

ab suh looht nuhs

  • n  the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
  • n  the quality of being absolute
    the absoluteness of the pope's decree could not be challenged

  • The absoluteness of that belief gives Aquino a firmness that can turn into stubbornness.
  • Every mottle of autumnal color, each crystalline edge of blue within the ice caves, displays its being with the fictive absoluteness of a mescaline vision: there can hardly be a .
  • Quoting Gertrude Stein on the absoluteness of creation, Maxwell once said: "If 'a rose is a rose is a rose,' a rose is also a rose-making machine.
Quotes

  • Andrew Denton in The Canberra Times
    Denton says that he was "staggered by the sense of absoluteness based on an ultimately entirely personal view" and he also finds it troubling whenever religion is tied to the engine of state. "How do you argue about someone's invisible...
  • Seyyed Hossein Nasr in American Muslim
    As Professor Hossein Nasr says, "We should not transfer the absoluteness of certainly from God to ourselves. ...... The only absolute certainty is the certainty of the Absolute. ...... All our certainties should be based on humility before God and...
  • Helmut Lang in Vogue.com
    Fashion shouldn't be about absoluteness, otherwise it would be a church,says Lang, whose first art exhibition, Alles Gleich Schwer, at the renowned Kestnergesellschaft in Hanover, Germany, is currently attracting him plenty of renewed...

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