Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Want of exact correspondence; incongruity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Lack of exact correspondence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Lack of exact correspondence.

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Examples

  • This is where the signifier its inadequation with the signified gets underway, this is the site of the signifier, the letter.

    enowning

  • This is where the signifier its inadequation with the signified gets underway, this is the site of the signifier, the letter.

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  • From the perspective that privileges knowledge, mana appears to be some kind of opacity or lack, and even Levi-Strauss seems to fall prey to this stance insofar as he claims that myth represents the inadequation of speech and world (i.e., as though full knowledge is the implicit goal).

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