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unprogressiveness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being unprogressive; stagnation.

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Examples

  • “Out of curiousity, based upon my above-comment, was it your intention to class me above the “these people,” who you would consign to the outer-darkness of unprogressiveness?”

    Abortion on demand and without apology (Kiwi edition)

  • Out of curiousity, based upon my above-comment, was it your intention to class me above the “these people,” who you would consign to the outer-darkness of unprogressiveness?

    Abortion on demand and without apology (Kiwi edition)

  • Accepting that belief in flat tax belongs with belief in flat earth, then indirect tax because of its very unprogressiveness.

    Cheney Sets Out Case for Tax Cuts

  • To speculate upon those phases of aboriginal life and character which go to establish the antiquity of the race and its profound unprogressiveness, is no part of the present purpose, which is merely to relate commonplace incidents and the humours of to-day.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • But if Beacon Hill was conservative in regard to the Back Bay, that district, in its turn, showed an equal unprogressiveness in regard to the Esplanade.

    The Old Coast Road From Boston to Plymouth

  • For the reproach against it of unprogressiveness is of long standing: where other forms of human knowledge have undoubtedly advanced, Philosophy, in modern times at any rate, has (so it is said) remained stationary, propounding its outworn problems, its vain and empty solutions.

    Progress and History

  • The charge of unprogressiveness is not made against it by its foes alone; the truth of it is admitted by some of its best friends.

    Progress and History

  • It is that unprogressiveness -- I will not say the retrogressiveness -- of the Government of the Transvaal and its deep suspicion of the intentions of Great Britain which makes it devote its attention to imaginary external dangers, when every impartial observer can see perfectly well that the real dangers which threaten it are internal.

    Lord Milner's Work in South Africa From its Commencement in 1897 to the Peace of Vereeniging in 1902

  • Joshua seemed to be a roadster of uncommon unprogressiveness, proper to a framed picture.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Volume 4

  • Joshua seemed to be a roadster of uncommon unprogressiveness, proper to

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Complete

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