from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being enmeshed; entanglement
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of enmeshing, or the state of being entangled or entrapped.
- n. Woven work of meshes; network.
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The kind of campaigns Rove ran in 2002, 2004 and 2006 ... reduced important debates about priorities in the war, detention and interrogation policies, the wisdom of long-term enmeshment in the Middle East, the difficulties of securing loose nukes, the excruciatingly difficult calls on which allies to trust and how -- into dumb-ass contests about who is the biggest bad-ass, who is a treasonous wimp and which opponent most belongs in a French hair salon.
+ the fact that the mentoring system fosters enmeshment, which is not autonomy;
Hollywood for their decades of financial etc. 'enmeshment' with the most awesomly genocidal regime history has EVER seen ---across the Pacific.
First is constriction leading to enmeshment; second is avoidance leading to disengagement and third is impulsive behavior leading to chaos.
It's easier to have real curiosity without the intensity of enmeshment.
Many addicted families cycle back and forth between enmeshment and disengagement, they yearn for closeness but lack the kinds of healthy boundaries that would let them take space, hold different points of view or hang onto a sense of self while in each other's presence and allow others to do the same.
It's the package, the sequencing, the strategic enmeshment of big states and smaller ones -- and the absence of national and personal ego that makes this so important.
One boundary issue is avoiding or limiting enmeshment.
Our good friends at Encarta define enmeshment as "to entangle somebody or something in something from which it is difficult to be extricated or separated."
But, whether it's people smuggling or people moving or people trafficking it is just one of the very many features of the very close relationship that we have with Indonesia, and part of the President's visit here, I think, reflects the ever-increasing enmeshment of the Australia-Indonesia relationship.
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