many-sidedness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition of having many sides; hence, figuratively, the quality of being many-sided; diversity of character or capability; wideness of range or view.

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

  • noun The fact or quality of having many sides or facets.

Etymologies

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From many-sided +‎ -ness.

Examples

  • We must accept the many-sidedness of the manifestation even while we assert the unity of the Manifested.

    Speedlinking 9/11/07

  • And because of this, because modern civilization makes demands on our alertness and many-sidedness with which our wits and sympathies cannot cope, it tends to degenerate into anarchy.

    Industrialism and Guilds

  • As the complexity of mechanics cannot be understood without mathematics, so neither can the many-sidedness of the mental and moral world be truly apprehended without the assistance of new forms of thought.

    The Sophist

  • The extremely complex and difficult character of the hero of this story, shows at its highest this subtle psychological many-sidedness.

    Rudin

  • Their many-sidedness is really amazing, and goodness knows what it may develop into later on, and what the future has in store for us.

    Notes from Underground

  • The latter case is hitherto the most frequent, as, in the human mind, one-sidedness has always been the rule, and many-sidedness the exception.

    On Liberty

  • The statement illustrates the many-sidedness of truth, and the multitude of its relations to the life of the individual and the world.

    Lessons in Life A Series of Familiar Essays

  • More than once this many-sidedness of his mind saved the country from ruin.

    The Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • It is precisely its many-sidedness to which is due the superficiality of the education of contemporary woman when compared with that of her sister of the Renaissance.

    Lucretia Borgia According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day

  • Athens concentrated within herself, as in a focus, the whole exuberance and many-sidedness of Greek life, and glorified it into beautiful unity.

    Mosaics of Grecian History

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