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- n. the state of being conclusive
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being conclusive; decisiveness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being conclusive or decisive of argument or doubt; the power of determining opinion or of settling a question.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being final or definitely settled
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"conclusiveness" of the conclusive reasons implied by rights assertions in recognition of the fact that, as we have seen, some rights have priority to others, and that few if any rights outweigh absolutely all non-right considerations in all circumstances.
Of more interest, however, is his link, to a column by Margaret Wente that lacks the forceful conclusiveness of many of her other pieces, and raises some profoundly important issues.
Indeed, for Gross and others, the cultural arena of a courthouse and the legal case at stake could fix the identity of an individual or an entire national group with a conclusiveness that was hard to overturn.
"Then she can go to hell for all we care," he said, with emphatic conclusiveness.
He had to admit, there was a part of him that did want to get physically closer to the picketers and hear what they had to say, with the hopes they would be able to utter something about his deviance that would convince him with conclusiveness, elusive conclusiveness, that he had to abandon his ways.
For everyone else, the climate debate has been for decades now about the degree of conclusiveness of the evidence, measured against the practicalities of reducing carbon output.
There is some evidence but not enough for conclusiveness.
Richardson said he decided against a pardon because of a lack of conclusiveness and the historical ambiguity as to why Gov.
I, in no way, make a claim to finality or conclusiveness as to arguments.
If you don't claim conclusiveness to the arguments, fine.