stationariness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Stationary character or quality; fixity: as, the stationariness of the barometer; the stationariness of rents.

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

  • noun The quality or state of being stationary; fixity.

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

  • noun the state or quality of being stationary

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun remaining in place

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Examples

  • The stationariness of religion; the assumption that the age of inspiration is past, that the Bible is closed; the fear of degrading the character of Jesus by representing him as a man; indicate with sufficient clearness the falsehood of our theology.

    An Address

  • The world of little things therein gazed at her in helpless stationariness, as though they had tried and been unable to make any progress without her presence.

    The Woodlanders

  • Each of them has within itself a principle of motion and of stationariness (in respect of place, or of growth and decrease, or by way of alteration).

    Physics

  • But the seed and the doctor and the adviser, and generally the maker, are all sources whence the change or stationariness originates, while the others are causes in the sense of the end or the good of the rest; for ‘that for the sake of which’ means what is best and the end of the things that lead up to it.

    Physics

  • Unity is required in respect of time in order that there may be no interval of immobility, for where there is intermission of motion there must be rest, and a motion that includes intervals of rest will be not one but many, so that a motion that is interrupted by stationariness is not one or continuous, and it is so interrupted if there is an interval of time.

    Physics

  • Therefore the motion is not a single motion, since motion that is interrupted by stationariness is not single.

    Physics

  • If a similar change should befall the nations of Europe, it will not be in exactly the same shape: the despotism of custom with which these nations are threatened is not precisely stationariness.

    On Liberty

  • Before we take up an especial expression upon the fall of immature and larval forms of life to this earth, and the necessity then of conceiving of some factor besides mere stationariness or suspension or stagnation, there are other data that are similar to data of falls of fishes.

    The Book of the Damned

  • If a similar change should befall the nations of Europe, it will not be in exactly the same shape: the despotism of custom with which these nations are threatened is not precisely stationariness.

    Chapter III. On Individuality, As One of the Elements of Wellbeing

  • The stationariness of religion; the assumption that the age of inspiration is past, that the Bible is closed; the fear of degrading the character of Jesus by representing him as a man, —indicate with sufficient clearness the falsehood of our theology.

    II. Essays. An Address. Delivered before the Senior Class in Divinity College, Cambridge, Sunday Evening, July 15, 1838

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