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  • 61 Physical Inertness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Physical Inertness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inertness inertness dullness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 inertia inertia vis inertioe inertion inactivity torpor languor Sgm: N 1 quiescence quiescence …

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  • 62 embarras — EMBARRAS. s. m. Rencontre de plusieurs choses qui s empeschent les unes les autres dans un chemin, dans un passage. Il y a tousjours de l embarras dans une telle ruë. l embarras des carrosses. & des charrettes. grand embarras. faire de l embarras …

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  • 63 Center of inertia — Inertia In*er ti*a, n. [L., idleness, fr. iners idle. See {Inert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Physics) That property of matter by which it tends when at rest to remain so, and when in motion to continue in motion, and in the same straight line or… …

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  • 64 Dispose — Dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disposing}.] [F. disposer; pref. dis + poser to place. See {Pose}.] 1. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a crescent.… …

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  • 65 Disposed — Dispose Dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disposing}.] [F. disposer; pref. dis + poser to place. See {Pose}.] 1. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a… …

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  • 66 Disposing — Dispose Dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disposing}.] [F. disposer; pref. dis + poser to place. See {Pose}.] 1. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a… …

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  • 67 Doubt — Doubt, n. [OE. dute, doute, F. doute, fr. douter to doubt. See {Doubt}, v. i.] 1. A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an event,… …

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  • 68 Incertitude — In*cer ti*tude, n. [Cf. F. incertitude, LL. incertitudo, fr. L. incertus. See {Incertain}.] Uncertainty; doubtfulness; doubt. [1913 Webster] The incertitude and instability of this life. Holland. [1913 Webster] He fails . . . from mere… …

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  • 69 Inertia — In*er ti*a, n. [L., idleness, fr. iners idle. See {Inert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Physics) That property of matter by which it tends when at rest to remain so, and when in motion to continue in motion, and in the same straight line or direction,… …

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  • 70 Irresolute — Ir*res o*lute, a. [Pref. ir not + resolute: cf. F. irr[ e]solu, L. irresolutus not loosened.] Not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution. [1913 Webster] Weak and irresolute is man. Cowper. Syn: Wavering;… …

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  • 71 Irresolutely — Irresolute Ir*res o*lute, a. [Pref. ir not + resolute: cf. F. irr[ e]solu, L. irresolutus not loosened.] Not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution. [1913 Webster] Weak and irresolute is man. Cowper. Syn:… …

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  • 72 Irresoluteness — Irresolute Ir*res o*lute, a. [Pref. ir not + resolute: cf. F. irr[ e]solu, L. irresolutus not loosened.] Not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution. [1913 Webster] Weak and irresolute is man. Cowper. Syn:… …

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  • 73 irresoluteness — n. the failure to behave in a resolute manner; fluctuation in intention. Syn: irresolution. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 74 Merge — Merge, v. i. To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost. [1913 Webster] Native irresolution had merged in stronger motives. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 75 Misdoubt — Mis*doubt , n. 1. Suspicion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Irresolution; hesitation. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 76 No doubt — Doubt Doubt, n. [OE. dute, doute, F. doute, fr. douter to doubt. See {Doubt}, v. i.] 1. A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an… …

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  • 77 Out of doubt — Doubt Doubt, n. [OE. dute, doute, F. doute, fr. douter to doubt. See {Doubt}, v. i.] 1. A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an… …

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  • 78 scepticism — Skepticism Skep ti*cism, n. [Cf. F. scepticisme.] [Written also {scepticism}.] 1. An undecided, inquiring state of mind; doubt; uncertainty. [1913 Webster] That momentary amazement, and irresolution, and confusion, which is the result of… …

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  • 79 Shilly-shally — Shil ly shal ly, n. Irresolution; hesitation; also, occupation with trifles. [1913 Webster] She lost not one of her forty five minutes in picking and choosing, no shilly shally in Kate. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 80 Skepticism — Skep ti*cism, n. [Cf. F. scepticisme.] [Written also {scepticism}.] 1. An undecided, inquiring state of mind; doubt; uncertainty. [1913 Webster] That momentary amazement, and irresolution, and confusion, which is the result of skepticism. Hune.… …

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