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  • n. Plural form of dynamism.


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  • We may predict the movements of a machine, of an automaton; more than this, we may even try to predict the mechanisms or "dynamisms" of the human psyche as well.

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  • He felt the traction in each tire, not a chorus, but the voice of each as the expression of a personality; he felt the play between torque and transmission even in the crude containment of the automatic gear shift as these two dynamisms bartered their way through the complex transaction.

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  • The stories here are controlled, powerful dynamisms, and they live on after one has put the book down, and expand in one's mind, and keep on expanding.

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  • Less concern has been delivered upon passion as a principle of vitality in poetics, as part of the very structures and dynamisms of poems.

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  • The motivational model of alcohol craving focused my interest on the concept of reward and pleasure, in the sense of brain dynamisms, and the factors that enhance or diminish them.

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  • There are only three great energies in the universal life, which is always individual and which yet sways all the physical forces as well as the vital energy; and then the two great dynamisms of the sun and the moon.

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  • I also believe that the Robot Cultists in their very extremity provide unusually distilled illustrations of the associations, dynamisms, guiding figures and so on that also play out in more mainstream neoliberal "globalism" and "development" discourse, and hence put us in a better position to understand the irrationality and authoritarianism of that discourse.

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  • There has been talk of regulatory changes to legalise cable broadband, as it would allow triple play solutions and foster greater dynamisms in the broadband market.


  • More to the point, this overapplication of evolutionary frames to public and social dynamisms functions above all else to evacuate politics of their actually definitive normativity, reducing them from a contestation of "ought" assertions to a contestation of "is" assertions.

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