Definitions

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  • n. The state of being siderated, or planet-struck; especially, blast in plants; also, a sudden and apparently causeless stroke of disease, as in apoplexy or paralysis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being siderated, or planet-struck; esp., blast in plants; also, a sudden and apparently causeless stroke of disease, as in apoplexy or paralysis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being siderated; a blasting, palsy, atrophy, or the like. Compare cataplexy.

Etymologies

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Latin sideratio.

Examples

  • Review [of membership application]: The recon-sideration of an acceptance or refusal of membership.

    PREAMBLE

  • You have, I am certain, given the subject of our last interview fair and serious con - sideration; and I trust that you are now prepared with candour to lay your answer before me.

    The Purcell Papers

  • Sliding through the darkness of Bracken Clell, she gave con - sideration to how she might gain possession of it.

    Ilse Witch

  • Since three of the delegates had been trained for the ministry, religious values must have been taken into con - sideration, but look what happened to these three would-be clergymen.

    Legacy

  • Plato's own ironic skepticism has always been a lively topic for philosophers and should not be dismissed without con - sideration.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • A consideration of loyalty necessarily involves con - sideration of disloyalty, which must also be viewed in different and shifting contexts, and in a variety of forms, including treason, sedition, security risk, and subversion, each in gross and in subtle meanings.

    LOYALTY

  • Taking very clearly into con - sideration the specificity of this class of problems, he proposed in 1917 the institution of a new science,

    AXIOMATIZATION

  • The overlap between the concept of law and moral - ity is, in Fuller's view, further demonstrated by a con - sideration of certain conditions which a legal system must fulfill if it is to be minimally efficient in achieving orderly regulation of social life.

    CONCEPT OF LAW

  • So the intellect separates out for special con - sideration the features of things which are confused in sensation.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • In the result, although the sub-ordination of Army Group A to Manstein was "under con - sideration at OKH for some time," nothing more was heard of the idea.

    Barbarossa

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