Definitions

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  • n. The fact or state of being in; existence in something else.
  • n. Inherence; inherent existence; indwelling; immanence.
  • n. Inward or essential nature; that which a thing is in itself.
  • n. An indwelling being.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inherence; inherent existence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inherence; inherent existence.

Etymologies

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From in- +‎ being. Compare Old English onwist ("habitation"), Dutch aanwezigheid ("presence, existence").

Examples

  • I have not seen the official announcement yet but I imagine that he has been awarded this for his work inbeing a key organiser of YAPC::Asia and for his work with Shibuya.pm.

    Khaos » 2008 » July » 23

  • "I'm really not interested inbeing photographed, "Kirsten proclaimed impatiently, four days later, when she was waylaid in the quadrangle that lay behind the service wing.

    The Sheikh's Innocent Bride

  • I told him I wasn't interested inbeing photographed.

    The Sheikh's Innocent Bride

  • So, when formless and indefinite matter was once formed by the inbeing soul, it received such a form and disposition.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • I might add hereunto the mutual inbeing that is between him and believers by love; for -- the way of the communication of his love unto them being by the shedding of it abroad in their hearts by the Holy

    Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ

  • For by reason of the mutual inbeing of the Divine persons in the unity of the same nature, the object of all spiritual worship is undivided.

    Christologia

  • It glares upon sin with indignation, but throws its arms of mercy around the sinner; offers to him a deliverance from the guilt and power and pollution and inbeing of evil; gives him the favour and image of his

    The Wesleyan Methodist Pulpit in Malvern Sermons Preached at the Opening Services of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, in 1866

  • Mr. Mueller's mature paintings, which took shape in the early 1990s, were cross-cultural hybrids that presaged many current concerns in abstract painting, most importantly its scant interest inbeing purely abstract.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It should make us long for heaven, where we shall be perfectly freed from sin, not only from its outward acts, but from the inbeing of sin.

    The Lord's Prayer

  • Not that we pray to be delivered immediately from the presence and inbeing of sin, for that cannot be in this life, we cannot shake off this viper, but we pray that God would deliver us more and more from the power and practice, from the scandalous acts of sin which cast

    The Lord's Prayer

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