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- n. The quality of being progressive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being progressive; a condition of advance or improvement: as, the progressiveness of science or of taste.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. advancement toward better conditions or policies or methods
No way was I going into that; my so-called progressiveness has huge limits, lol.
So, she's not progressive enough, but her progressiveness is a problem.
For though his progressiveness is a consequence of his rationality, still there is no actual reference to progressiveness contained in the usually accepted definition, 'Man is a rational animal.'
He was a Liberal, and in the district was regarded as a "Red," but even his progressiveness was a bore.
I've seen it argued by conservative religionist that the reason why liberals accept evolution is because of the idea of progressiveness in the facts and theories.
And "progressiveness" can easily be increased by giving everyone a lump sum refund that is a larger portion of total consumption for the poor than the rich, and/or exempting from tax items that form a larger portion of the budgets of the poor than rich.
Whatever it is that day, we make our gripes, put his "progressiveness" in meanie scare quotes, or maybe even go all the way with "so-called progressive."
It quantifies what he is searched in connection with in Google and computes a "progressiveness" (or lack thereof) result.
That approach would give us a much better sense of what she has been like as a Senator than any attempt to numerically rate her "progressiveness".
I hereby propose that all academics who call for a boycott of Israel be called out for the disgusting racists they are, because somehow, for some obscure reason, despite all their so-called 'progressiveness' and vaunted 'compassion' they have managed to be completely blind to Hamas' blatant anti-semitism, racial bigotry and institutionalized hatred toward Jews.
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