from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Beginning with, constituting, or relating to the thesis in prosody.
- adj. Presented dogmatically; arbitrarily prescribed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a thesis (in prosody)
- adj. Dogmatic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ancient prosody: Pertaining to the thesis, or metrically accented part of a foot.
- Beginning with a thesis: opposed to anacrustic.
This meme is so thetic but I love it (although this one wasn't as funny). cephista
[Channelling generic LA teenager] I'm, like, sooo pa-thetic.
"That's terrible," Woodrow said, genuinely sympa - thetic.
In confronting the tradition of philosophy with his central insight of the radically finite temporality inherent in the Da-Sein experience, Heidegger discovers that the entire tradition of Occidental philosophy constituted a basic drift away from this chiaroscuro experience of be-ing and developed over the centuries into a metaphysics of permanent presence now coming to its perfection in the Ge-Stell syn-thetic com-positioning of modern technology in the form of global matrixes.
The thetic and the anti-thetic have to meet and join in the synthetic.
Yet at the moment when these cigarettes are revealed to me as a dozen, I have a non-thetic consciousness of my adding activity.
The military were closer in age to the demonstrators and many were black, and the demonstrators expected them to be more sympa-thetic.
In Schelling's language, longing is the indeterminately locatable dark matter that is neither wholly inside nor outside God, and whose uncertain agency silently unsettles the distinctionsmasculine/feminine, body/spirit, mourning/melancholiaupon which the intelligibility and the ideological investments of the thetic world rest.
That is exactly the kind of knowledge that Schelling's essay puts into question, and never more so than in attributing a pre-thetic primacy to longing and melancholy.
By presenting Schindler in this seemingly-sympa - thetic light, Spielberg has opened himself up to criticism that he means for this war profiteer to be regarded as a hero who had only the best interests of the Jewish people at heart from the very start.