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  • adj. That cannot be assimilated.


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  • Sometimes the takes can be lined up in a progression; more often they are as inassimilable to one another as two human beings are, but neither is to be suppressed for that reason.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • So we are allowed to hope that this one execution too many will demonstrate the inassimilable character of the death penalty in a State of law.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: And to Think That We Still Have to Argue Against the Death Penalty

  • Countering those of his contemporaries who feared, much as Walker had, that liberal immigration policies would bring an endless influx of inassimilable peasants, he argued that immigrants are probably more of a boon to this country than a burden.

    Immigration: The Perpetual Controversy

  • No doubt everyone is an amalgam of inassimilable and contradictory tendencies, but in Sontag — who used more cubic area of her being than most people — the conflicts were perhaps enacted with unusual vigor, and perhaps the paradoxes are unusually conspicuous.

    Becoming Susan Sontag

  • He also suggested that Australia could entertain a North American proposal whereby racialised groups who currently reside in Australia, and who are deemed inassimilable, be offered whatever sum of money necessary to repatriate them to their country of origin: ‘Go back to a little village in Lebanon and half a million dollars could set you up in, ah...’

    Enough Rope

  • The first of these facts precludes the hypothesis of a general massacre; and the second the hypothesis of a total expulsion, or of such extinction as threatens the inassimilable native of Australia.

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • We cannot help but recall that in the 19th century, there was a similar outcry against Roman Catholics as a foreign, inassimilable mass, that our practices and values were contrary to the American way of life. Siena Women's Basketball

  • By a process of a thousand cuts the LibLabCons succeeded in suppressing the expression of and respect for British culture to facilitate their importation into our midst of millions of inassimilable and potentially hostile aliens.

    The British National Party

  • It is that the principally nonconforming and therefore inassimilable minority enjoys the "human right" to terrorize the majority.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe

  • When Heather's book appeared, indeed, a number of conservative commentators remarked it, calling admonitory attention to its author's thesis that a kind of illegal immigration, or technically legal immigration by culturally inassimilable people, played a major role in killing off the largest, longest-lived, most functionally universal polity that ever existed.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe


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