mechanicalness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being mechanical, or governed by or as if by mechanism.

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

  • noun The state or quality of being mechanical.

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

  • noun uncountable The state or characteristic of being mechanical.
  • noun countable A mechanical action.

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Examples

  • It is colossal aptitude, not mechanicalness, that is needed.

    Drake Nelson and Napoleon

  • And when we act in a mechanical fashion, first thing to do is observe our "mechanicalness" until we know it so well, trigger to manifestation, that we can stop it prior to actually doing it again.

    Art of Attention: Eat, Pray, Love. In That Order.

  • And when we act in a mechanical fashion, first thing to do is observe our "mechanicalness" until we know it so well, trigger to manifestation, that we can stop it prior to actually doing it again.

    Elena Brower: Art of Attention: Eat, Pray, Love. In That Order.

  • He was calmed by the mechanicalness of the tasks at home: burning the gray web of a tent-worm on the wild cherry tree, sealing with gum a cut in the right front tire of the car, sprinkling the road before the house.

    Main Street

  • Where the uncreative majority follows the leadership of a creative minority by mimesis, a species of drill, a mechanical and superficial imitation of the inspired original, the invariable danger is that the leaders become infected by the mechanicalness of their followers.

    The Only Way to Save Civilization

  • He was calmed by the mechanicalness of the tasks at home: burning the gray web of a tent-worm on the wild cherry tree, sealing with gum a cut in the right front tire of the car, sprinkling the road before the house.

    Main Street

  • He was calmed by the mechanicalness of the tasks at home: burning the gray web of a tent-worm on the wild cherry tree, sealing with gum a cut in the right front tire of the car, sprinkling the road before the house.

    Main Street

  • There is no production in us now, only sordid and foul mechanicalness. '

    Women in Love

  • They had to work hard, much harder than before, the work was terrible and heart-breaking in its mechanicalness.

    Women in Love

  • She had continued thinking of her son every hour, but with a resignation that was drying her tears and permitting her to continue the deliberate mechanicalness of existence.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

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