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  • adj. Not geometrical.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ geometrical

Examples

  • Or, perhaps, the erroneous conclusion is due to the drawing of premisses from another science; e.g. in a geometrical controversy a musical question is distinctively ungeometrical, whereas the notion that parallels meet is in one sense geometrical, being ungeometrical in a different fashion: the reason being that ‘ungeometrical’, like

    Posterior Analytics

  • The Stoics, with their stern fatalism, derived their name from the _stoae_, or porticos; the Peripatetics imparted their ambulatory instructions under the plane-trees of the Lyceum -- and Plato reasoned in the Academy, which he held with his school, and into which no ungeometrical mind was to enter.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 19, May, 1859

  • She resolved to shut her hot-lidded eyes, but opened them in a little while to torture herself with the knowledge of that ungeometrical thing against the far wall.

    A Diversity of Creatures

  • (The service, in fact, if any, must be to break a sort of first path or track, no matter how rude and ungeometrical.) 61

    Democratic Vistas: Paras. 60–89. Collect

  • (The service, in fact, if any, must be to break a sort of first path or track, no matter how rude and ungeometrical.) We have frequently printed the word Democracy.

    Collect ; from Complete Poetry and Collected Prose

  • (The service, in fact, if any, must be to break a sort of first path or track, no matter how rude and ungeometrical.)

    Complete Prose Works Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Goodbye My Fancy

  • Dear Archimedes, -- Things have gone on badly with thy ungeometrical friend; but they are on the turn.

    The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 5 The Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb

  • "formal garden," by reason of its initial and continuing costliness, is, and must remain, the garden of the wealthy few, and that the gardening for the great democracy of our land, the kind that will make the country at large a gardened land, is "informal," freehand, ungeometrical gardening.

    The Amateur Garden

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