Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being radical, in any sense.
  • noun Origination.

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

  • noun obsolete Germinal principle; source; origination.
  • noun Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or principle.

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

  • noun The quality of being radical; radicalness.
  • noun obsolete Germinal principle; source; origination.
  • noun obsolete Radicalness; relation to root in essential nature or principle.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

radical +‎ -ity

Examples

  • After all, the nature of faith, especially in the Christian tradition IS precisely to live and breath a radicality of life and grace that upsets the very nature of death and brokenness in the world.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

  • Barnett appears much more agnostic on the specific legal questions involved than previous contestants like Erwin Chemerinsky, focusing instead on the aggressive radicality of the Roberts majority:

    Is Health Care Reform Constitutional? « Gerry Canavan

  • After all, the nature of faith, especially in the Christian tradition IS precisely to live and breath a radicality of life and grace that upsets the very nature of death and brokenness in the world.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

  • After all, the nature of faith, especially in the Christian tradition IS precisely to live and breath a radicality of life and grace that upsets the very nature of death and brokenness in the world.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

  • The very radicality of liberation theology means that its seriousness is often underestimated, since it does not fit into any of the accepted categories of heresy; its fundamental concern cannot be detected by the existing range of standard questions.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • After all, the nature of faith, especially in the Christian tradition IS precisely to live and breath a radicality of life and grace that upsets the very nature of death and brokenness in the world.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

  • The very radicality of liberation theology means that its seriousness is often underestimated, since it does not fit into any of the accepted categories of heresy; its fundamental concern cannot be detected by the existing range of standard questions.

    Is Fr. Thomas Reese, S.J., right or wrong...

  • The "crisis" was of course important to Mesmer, though he avoided its full radicality by dealing with it only physiologically and seeing it as cathartic or curative.

    'The Abyss of the Past': Psychoanalysis in Schelling's Ages of the World (1815)

  • As these cultural gatekeepers enforce their taste on others by determining that poetry won't advance past an updated version of early 20th Century Georgian Verse or an updated version of early 20th Century radicality. /sigh Spring and all indeed!

    Yawn

  • But here again I think the term is meaningful and useful: “centrism” designates an approach to health care reform that leaves the current dominant coverage mechanism (for-profit insurance companies) basically intact and unchanged, in contrast to liberal or progressive approaches like (in order of radicality) co-operatives, public options, and single-payer, which are transformative in nature.

    More on Health Care and the Political Spectrum « Gerry Canavan

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