circumpressure love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pressure on all sides.

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Examples

  • These writers celebrated American democracy, or called it to account for its failures, because they believed that individuals, whether born as servants or masters, should be able to break out of what William James called 'the circumpressure of [one's] caste and set' to achieve lives of freedom and fulfillment. — from Andrew Delbanco's Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now.

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  • These writers celebrated American democracy, or called it to account for its failures, because they believed that individuals, whether born as servants or masters, should be able to break out of what William James called 'the circumpressure of [one's] caste and set' to achieve lives of freedom and fulfillment. — from Andrew Delbanco's Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now.

    11.03

  • These writers celebrated American democracy, or called it to account for its failures, because they believed that individuals, whether born as servants or masters, should be able to break out of what William James called 'the circumpressure of [one's] caste and set' to achieve lives of freedom and fulfillment. — from Andrew Delbanco's Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now.

    11.03

  • These writers celebrated American democracy, or called it to account for its failures, because they believed that individuals, whether born as servants or masters, should be able to break out of what William James called 'the circumpressure of [one's] caste and set' to achieve lives of freedom and fulfillment. — from Andrew Delbanco's Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now.

    11.03

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