Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of disunite.

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Examples

  • And at the worst, what was decay to him, who could recall the disuniting atoms under the restored law of imperial life?

    Miracles of Our Lord

  • Let's put aside fears of the "disuniting of America" and warnings of the "clash of civilizations."

    Brian Levin, J.D.: On King Holiday, Great Speakers Embrace His Spirit

  • These activists who came in the 1990s — the time of multiculturalism and of what the late Arthur Schlesinger Jr. called the "disuniting of America" — would insist on a full-scale revision of the American creed.

    Islam's Encounters With America

  • That act of disuniting the community has made all the difference for us, and for the world.

    July 4th: A celebration of disunity in the community

  • – How much of worth and excellence may two characters separately possess, where yet there are disuniting particles which impede their harmonizing with each other! '

    Camilla

  • He carried the country safe through the dangerous crisis of the war termed “for the public good;” in thus disuniting and dispersing this grand and dangerous alliance of the great crown vassals of France against the Sovereign, a king of a less cautious and temporizing character, and of a more bold and less crafty disposition than Louis XI, would, in all probability, have failed.

    Quentin Durward

  • On the other hand, if the narrative unity thesis is supposed to be prescriptive, urging that people ought to view themselves as unified over time within a narrative structure, then it poses no threat to disuniting theories of identity like reductionism, for it would have to allow that life-long unity may simply not occur.

    Personal Identity and Ethics

  • Yes, Prager has engaged in disuniting the country by playing the same game the “culture warriors” play: Focusing on a non-issue and use it as an excuse to bash those who do not believe in their god, or who otherwise disagree.

    Think Progress » U.S. Holocaust Memorial Distances Itself From Right-Wing Pundit

  • It is not I, but Keith Ellison, who has engaged in disuniting the country.

    Think Progress » U.S. Holocaust Memorial Distances Itself From Right-Wing Pundit

  • Valancourt yielded to these remonstrances, and her affecting entreaties drew from him a promise, that, however Montoni might persist in his design of disuniting them, he would not seek to redress his wrongs by violence.

    The Mysteries of Udolpho

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