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superordination

Definitions

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  • n. The ordination of a person to fill a station already occupied; especially, the ordination by an ecclesiastical official, during his lifetime, of his successor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ordination of a person to fill a station already occupied; especially, the ordination by an ecclesiastical official, during his lifetime, of his successor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ordination of a person to fill an office still occupied, as the ordination by an ecclesiastic of one to fill his office when it shall become vacant by his own death or otherwise.
  • n. In logic, the relation of a universal proposition to a particular proposition in the same terms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the semantic relation of being superordinate or belonging to a higher rank or class

Etymologies

super- +‎ ordination: compare Latin superordinatio. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In one very crucial area of activity the revisionist superordination of praxis to theory had triumphed officially.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Neither love nor the division of labor, neither the common attitude of two toward a third nor friendship, neither party affiliation nor superordination of subordination is likely by itself alone to produce or permanently sustain an actual group.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • THE DISCUSSION up to this point has shown numerous regularities among parties to a conflict—mixtures of antithesis and synthesis, superordination of one over the other, mutual restrictions as well as intensifications.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • _See_ Collective behavior, Social control, Suggestion, Subordination and superordination.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Simmel in his interesting discussion of the subject points out the fact that the relations of subordination and superordination are reciprocal.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The wish for security may be represented by position, mere immobility; the wish for new experience by the greatest possible freedom of movement and constant change of position; the wish for response, by the number and closeness of points of contact; the wish for recognition, by the level desired or reached in the vertical plane of superordination and subordination.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Only through superordination and subordination does the group receive the inner firmness which transforms the mere combination of men into working units.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The peculiar intimacy which exists, for example, between lovers, between husband and wife, or between physician and patient, involves relations of subordination and superordination, though not recognized as such.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • When an accommodation takes the form of the domination of A and the submission of B, the original tendencies of approach and withdrawal are transformed into attitudes of superordination and subordination.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The selection "Excerpts from the Journal of a West India Slave Owner" is a convincing exhibit of the way in which attitudes of superordination and subordination may find expression in the sentiments of a conscientious and self-complacent paternalism on the part of the master and of an ingratiating and reverential loyalty on the part of the slave.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

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