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- n. The property of being separate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Separate or distinct character or state.
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- n. political independence
- n. the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known
- n. the state of being several and distinct
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There's a feeling of separateness from the rest of the country.
Her experience in the hospitality trade may have made her less fastidious about the company she kept, but her sardonic comments about her Irish "friends" revealed that a sense of separateness from the plebeian community already existed — a distance that was even more pronounced within the next generation of middle-class women in the area.
Our separateness is one of our basic themes in poetry.
I know this is dangerous territory for a straight ally to walk down, but I just feel that we are perpetuating the idea of separateness by announcing that one needs to declare what their sexuality is.
But we know from science now, if not from our own faith and spiritual awareness, that the notion of separateness is fundamentally wrong.
"I'd like to move past the notion of separateness and divisiveness," he continues.
The effect was only one way in which Heritage reinforced the idea of separateness from the corrupt world.
The way Fin and the other misfits he meets form a bond is despite their separateness is the quiet beauty of the film.
The monism which it preaches, setting aside the idea of separateness between God and the world, also removes entirely the distinction between the natural order and the supernatural.
And that was critical to me, because the opposite belief seemed to increase fear, anger, and a sense of "separateness" from others.