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authoritativeness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being authoritative; an acting by authority; authoritative appearance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of possessing authority.
  • noun The quality of trustworthiness and reliability.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

authoritative +‎ -ness

Examples

  • But I take it that the kind of authoritativeness being invoked here is that of infallibility: 1 follows from the general teaching that the Church speaks infallibly when T satisfies one or more conditions for infallibility.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • To be sure, not all authoritative teachings count or are even presented as infallible: there is a lesser degree of "authoritativeness" to consider, and I shall use Scott's own example of it shortly.

    Authoritativeness and Truth

  • To be sure, not all authoritative teachings count or are even presented as infallible: there is a lesser degree of "authoritativeness" to consider, and I shall use Scott's own example of it shortly.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • But I take it that the kind of authoritativeness being invoked here is that of infallibility: 1 follows from the general teaching that the Church speaks infallibly when T satisfies one or more conditions for infallibility.

    Authoritativeness and Truth

  • To rank image search results, Ask Jeeves measures their "authoritativeness" within their "topic community," and it employs image-recognition technologies to sharpen the relevance, according to the company.

    Ask.com's image search

  • To rank image search results, Ask Jeeves measures their "authoritativeness" within their "topic community," and it employs image-recognition technologies to sharpen the relevance, according to the company.

    January 2006

  • The only thing that they may discuss is the degree of "authoritativeness" of the textual authority -

    David Horowitz Freedom Center

  • Religious people, it is sometimes said, have a respect for authority that makes them readier to shun dissent—what Kenneth Wald, Stephen Mockabee, and others have called “ ‘authority-mindedness’—an ideological commitment that values authoritativeness and obedience.”

    American Grace

  • You have, in a sense, (re) invented the “law review”, recasting it in the literal/movie sense of the term, and the consequences of this for the traditional players and hierarchy could be enormous, as JOTWELL could end up leapfrogging and superseding them entirely in multiple ways (authoritativeness, timeliness, etc.).

    Discourse.net: Jotwell Reactions

  • In the case of Islam, however, this would presume that sharia "God and faith" and the marketplace of ideas are co-extensive and that everything in the religious law is of the same level of authoritativeness and reliance upon scripture.

    Sherman A. Jackson: Sharia And Day To Day Existence

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