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time-servingness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being time-serving.

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Examples

  • “A plan of amendment and regeneration in the moral and political state of society, on a comprehensive and systematic philanthropy which shall be sure though slow in its projects; and as it is without the rapidity and danger of revolution, so will it be devoid of the time-servingness of temporizing reform;” and quotes Lafayette:

    Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer

  • "A plan of amendment and regeneration in the moral and political state of society, on a comprehensive and systematic philanthropy which shall be sure though slow in its projects; and as it is without the rapidity and danger of revolution, so will it be devoid of the time-servingness of temporizing reform;" and quotes Lafayette:

    Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer

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