self-explaining love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Explaining itself; capable of being understood without explanation.


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  • Only it is not the one put forward by the self-explaining author, in which she figures as an onlooker occupying the high ground of piety.

    Touched by Evil

  • If the NSDAP had defined its leadership of Germany as a self-explaining proposition, it could have laid off Goebbels in 1933.

    Political Pseudoscience « Isegoria

  • There are so many reasons why, it would be hard to really list them all here, but its really almost a self-explaining statement from the get-go.

    Obtained: A Tape Of Reid's Conference Call With Bloggers -- Reid Did Blast Pace

  • Davies says of all the ideas he reviews: "In fact, in reviewing them they all seem to me to be either ridiculous or hopelessly inadequate: a unique universe that just happens to permit life by a fluke; a stupendous number of alternative parallel universes that exist for no reason; a preexisting God who is somehow self-explanatory; or a self-creating, self-explaining self-understanding unioverse-with-observers, entailing backward causation and teleology." page 259.

    A Third Choice (ID Hypothesis)

  • The first times I went to collaboration meetings I would show plots and tables and equations and just assume that since I, who was a beginner, could make these they would surely be self-explaining to the more experienced people in the audience.

    The data plot pitfalls

  • If the axioma should be self-explaining that would be also very good.

    Non-sequitur in five parts - The Panda's Thumb

  • Ermengarde answered them slowly as if she were half plunged out into what, at the moment, seemed the most important and self-explaining thing.

    A Little Princess

  • It is owing to this wonderful elasticity that Japan, when suddenly confronted by foreign arts and sciences, soon succeeded in building up for herself a vocabulary containing all the new terms, and containing them in self-explaining forms.

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • There are some more dialogs asking for language, keyboard, hostname (the name for the guest system!), username/password which are mostly self-explaining.

    NetBeans Highlights

  • These applications are easy to use with self-explaining steps. New Blogs and RSS Feeds


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