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characteristical

Definitions

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  • adj. characteristic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characteristic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as characteristic.

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Examples

  • To make punishments efficacious they should be (4) 'characteristical' or impressive to the imagination; and that they may not be excessive they should be (5) exemplary or likely to impress others, and (6) frugal.

    The English Utilitarians, Volume I.

  • In her creative moments, she "rejects hierarchical thinking characteristical of Western Culture" and chooses instead "spirituality."

    Doing both at once

  • England, however, as it has never been blessed with a very parsimonious government, so parsimony has at no time been the characteristical virtue of its inhabitants.

    Pension Bagholders, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So saying, he opened his cloak, forgetting, with his characteristical inconsistency, that he showed his shirt stained with blood.

    The Monastery

  • When they were comfortably seated over a bottle of Paxarete, Middlemas began, with characteristical caution, to sound his friend about the ease or difficulty with which an individual, desirous of entering the

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • Cargill returned to his native country alone, indulging upon the road in a melancholy abstraction of mind, which he had suffered to grow upon him since the mental shock which he had sustained, and which in time became the most characteristical feature of his demeanour.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • These kinds of media reflect features that are very characteristical of the purpose they serve and have been most common across the media in a past and nowadays.

    Think Progress » Armitage Fears Bombing Campaign Will ‘End Up Empowering Hezbollah’

  • These kinds of media reflect features that are very characteristical of the purpose they serve and have been most common across the media in a past and nowadays. ” Comment by One Jew †July 29, 2006 @ 12: 09 pm

    Think Progress » Bush Repeatedly Ignores Blair’s Sound Advice

  • Such19 transitions often excite mirth, or other sudden or tumultuous passions; but not that sinking, that melting, that languor, which is the characteristical effect of the beautiful as it regards every sense.

    On the Sublime and Beautiful

  • In our ideas of substances we have not the liberty, as in mixed modes, to frame what combinations we think fit, to be the characteristical notes to rank and denominate things by.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

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