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  • n. Abundant activity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Abundant activity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Power or state of action.
  • n. In metaphysics, a state of activity which is complete in itself, without leading to any result that must be regarded as its completion.


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  • If God is immanent in the world, and hence also in man; if, as in the Christian world-theory, the finite stands over against the absolute Agent as a distinctly different object, then is this finite (the world) only in a condition of absolute passivity; but in Pantheism the absolute actuosity lies in the collectivity of finite agencies, as their own activity.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.


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