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double-mindedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Indecision; inconstancy; instability.

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Examples

  • I was finally living like a Christian, or at least the best Christian I could be, rather than all the double-talk, the double-mindedness that had so absorbed me and kept me so fundamentally, essentially unhappy.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • I could no longer live with that hypocrisy and double-mindedness.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • I could no longer live with that hypocrisy and double-mindedness.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • "In our context, bowing to anxiety by ignoring that sort of double-mindedness is usually termed a ` failure of nerve,"'Jefferts Schori said.

    Episcopal Head Responds To Anglican Pressure Over Gay, Lesbian Bishops

  • I could no longer live with that hypocrisy and double-mindedness.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • I was finally living like a Christian, or at least the best Christian I could be, rather than all the double-talk, the double-mindedness that had so absorbed me and kept me so fundamentally, essentially unhappy.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • I was finally living like a Christian, or at least the best Christian I could be, rather than all the double-talk, the double-mindedness that had so absorbed me and kept me so fundamentally, essentially unhappy.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • Out of this appeared in his poetry a sort of fierce doubt or double-mindedness which cannot exist in vague and homogeneous Englishmen; something that occasionally amounted to a mixture of loving and loathing.

    G.K. Speaks - Hilaire Belloc

  • As our students disentangle strand after strand of that long hidden story, we realize more and more clearly the tortuous dishonesty, the confused double-mindedness, of the times.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • She knows she can't help acquiescing in the common illusion, but she maintains her skepticism of "the general maxims of the world" and adopts a certain ironic distance, a wary double-mindedness: "I may, nay I must yield to the current of nature, in submitting to my senses and understanding; and in this blind submission I shew most perfectly my sceptical disposition and principles" (p. 269).

    Warranted Christian Belief

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