contradistinct love

Definitions

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  • adj. Distinguished by opposite qualities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Distinguished by opposite qualities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Distinguished by opposite qualities.

Etymologies

contra- +‎ distinct (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Only, we must observe that these things are not so distinguished as to be negatively contradistinct to each other; for the same thing, under several considerations, may be all these, -- a grace, a gift, and a privilege.

    Pneumatologia

  • When we speak of the judgment of charity, we intend not a loose conjecture, much less a judgment contradistinct from that which is righteous, but a righteous and strict judgment, according to the exactest rules whatsoever that we have to judge by, free from evil surmises, and such like vices of the mind as are opposed to the grace of love.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • Whatsoever is answered, the question will not go to rest until it be granted that either it is a grace absolutely promised of God, which is all we desire, or a pure act of the creature contradistinct thereunto, which answers the first inquiry.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • “I should have given an instance of the power and efficacy of government, as it is presbyterial, and contradistinct to congregational.”

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • And is the Sabbath only a circumstantial of time contradistinct from matters of duty?

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • This is a calumny against presbyterial government, which is neither privative nor contradistinct, but cumulative to congregational government; and the congregational is a part of that government which is comprehended under the name of presbyterial.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • I subscribe camouflage "Pete Mortensen" If kin are result amassed ways to whack to the proportionate places, firm changes the airline industry, but not travel, due to approximating. perhaps this consign regular out contradistinct forms of transport, also could assistance dominion some approach?

    The Long Tail

  • If pastors are to be understood by this term governors, as contradistinct from teachers, formerly enumerated in the text; doth not this seem to devolve the matter of government so wholly upon the pastor, as that the teacher hath nothing to do with it? and hereby both pastor and teacher are wronged at once: the teacher, while power of governing is denied him, which belongs to him as well as to the pastor; the teacher being a minister of the word, hath power of administration of the sacraments and discipline, as well as the pastor: the pastor, while he consequently is deprived of the necessary and comfortable assistance of the teacher in point of government.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • 14; Gal.ii. 20: but so purely, properly, and merely spiritual is this power, that it really, essentially, and specifically differs, and is contradistinct from that power which is properly civil, worldly, and political, in the hand of the political magistrate.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • Testament gives power to execute one of these acts, to them he gives power to execute all; they are joined together, Matt, xviii. 19, (except in such cases where himself gives a limitation of the power, as in the case of the ruling elder, who is limited to ruling as contradistinct to

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

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