Definitions

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  • conj. since; because; inasmuch as; considering that; considering.

Etymologies

Probably an elision of "in regard that". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The self-abandonment which Christ in the Gospel requires of us is simply the renunciation of our own interest, and the extreme trials that demand the exercise of this renunciation are temptations whereby God would purify our love, without holding out to us any hope even in regard to our eternal welfare.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The clergyman deputed by the bishop to look after the prisoners had to inquire constantly "quae illorum cura adhibeatur, cum in primis ad animae salutem, tum etiam ad corporis sustentationem", i.e. what care was taken of them, first in regard to their spiritual needs and then as to their physical welfare.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • A quick but essential clarification: It is important to note that I use the term alleged in regard to Spirit and that it is always implied whether stated or not.

    The Sacred Promise

  • His first opportunity for this came when strained relations developed between the German Confederation and Denmark in regard to the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • For the rest, the presence of the imperial court, and later, of that of the exarch, aroused in the minds of the archbishops a great sense of their dignity and a certain spirit of independence in regard to Rome; while the popes on the other hand were disposed to cede no measure of their rights, as was shown in the case of Simplicius, who threatened

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Joannes III with the forfeiture of the right to consecrate his suffragans; in the case of Felix IV, in regard to the questions that arose between Bishop Ecclesius (521-34) and his clergy; and in the case of St. Gregory the Great, who was compelled to repress the excess of pomp of Archbishop Joannes V (575-595) and that of his clergy, and who, on account of those conditions, at the death of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Æquiprobabilists reply that there is not invincible ignorance in regard to a law when the safe opinion is also the more probable opinion, because in these circumstances a person is bound by ordinary prudence to give assent to the safe opinion.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Any doctrine which denies, universally or in regard to some restricted sphere of being, the existence of absolute values, may be termed Relativism.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Martino in regard to the body of St. Apollinaris, which, the monks of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Hays spent a few moments looking at them, trying to determine the connection between F.X. and Patrick Burney, but none came to mind in regard to this particular incident.

    City of Glory

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