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- adj. In a state of fossilization; preserved in rock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Converted into a fossil; antiquated; firmly fixed in views or opinions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
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It MUST remain fossilized if we ever want to preserve our environment.
Morse, on the other hand, does not enjoy such a "bench" of highly-visible, "all-star" contributors in one case, the Yahoo organization has been characterized as "fossilized", yet, to be fair, he is also not expected to be a "magician."
As he studies the photos that were taken very recently, he can’t believe what he is seeing: the insects appear to be of a species that hasn’t existed since the dinosaurs, which Whitney is used to seeing in fossilized form.
a tendency today of the 'fossilized' - 'career' media, career politicians, career political handlers to not be able to comprehend that we out here want nothing more than to have them all (even city mayors) disappear never to be heard from again.
Objects and memories recur in different times and places, in the homes and heads of characters who are often connected in ways that they are not yet aware of, a technique which grants a kind of fossilized texture to the intertwining narratives.
This kind of personalized instruction is great for helping you acquire fluency and correcting any mistakes you might make before they become "fossilized" and impervious to change.
Corruption is a problem, but the government Hanson calls "fossilized" just laid off 10 percent of its police force in an effort to fight corruption.
Its fossilized, meaning its been there a long time.
Other evidence, such as fossilized tracks and burrows of marine organisms, show that the region was once under the sea.
Meade, I suspect some day advanced beings CAN be listening to our iPod music 'fossilized', OK.