Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A want of precise discrimination of an object from others; the refraining from precisely specifying what a proposed object of imagination shall be.
- n. The dynamical theory of generalized coordinates.
- n. The act of ignoring; also, the state of being ignored.
“If only to illustrate that I am useful for more than lounge-lizard renditions of Mahler's 2nd, I will concur with Matthew that ignoration is in the OED and has a use fitting for most things that pass for political dialog these days: Ignoration of the Elench -- and anglicized version of ignoratio elenchi, which is the logical fallacy of refuting an argument that was not made or is irrelevant to its professed purpose.”
“This diplomatic affront by Israel upon Turkey, this outright ignoration of all of the rules of Feng Shui has us all now right on the verge of Nuclear World War III.”
“It is an act of ignoration, practically: an act of disrespect for something in sexuality of human being.”
“This act of ignoration is act of disrespect for something.”
“Strange, that the stigma of atheism should have been affixed to a system whose very starting-point is Deity and whose great characteristic is the _ignoration_ of everything but Deity, insomuch that the pure and devout Novalis pronounced the author a God-drunken man, and”
“I'd like to place a bet she'll be humping in the Lincoln Bedroom the night of his dredded ignoration (I meant inauguration, really I did), any takers?”
“My theory of the formation of the scientific doctrine of matter is that first philosophy illegitimately transformed the bare entity, which is simply an abstraction necessary for the method of thought, into the metaphysical substratum of these factors in nature which in various senses are assigned to entities as their attributes; and that, as a second step, scientists (including philosophers who were scientists) in conscious or unconscious ignoration of philosophy presupposed this substratum, _qua_ substratum for attributes, as nevertheless in time and space.”
“... ummmmm ... ignoration by zebræ Steve Kozari and Dan Marouelli of two Broad Streeters skating through the crease moments before”
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