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#84204 - 10/22/02 12:19 PM henotic
wwh Offline
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I might be able to invent a word, which when decapitated would leave "henotic", but I
am feeling lazy. So here's a quote:
"Today we like to view Ibsen in the light of the atheism and social realism that
emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century - associated as it was
with a positivistic belief in progress and Nietzsche´s pronouncement that
"God is dead".

Egil A. Wyller, however, sees Ibsen in the context of the great henotic
spiritual tradition of Western cultural life, and as being closely associated
with the Norwegian author Henrik Wergeland and the Danish philosopher
Sřren Kierkegaard; both living in the first part of the nineteenth century.


henotic
adj. - promoting harmony or peace, unifying



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#84205 - 10/22/02 12:43 PM Re: henotic
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In reply to:

henotic
adj. - promoting harmony or peace, unifying


Unifying? That doesn't seem to be beheading at all. It seems more to be re-engaging the head. What is the opposite of beheading? Attacheading?


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#84206 - 10/22/02 12:56 PM Re: henotic
wwh Offline
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Dear WW: I said I was not beheading the word. I'm just trying to make some use of this
very little used forum. Here's another:
omnifarious

SYLLABICATION:
om·ni·far·i·ous
PRONUNCIATION:
AUDIO: mn-fâr-s KEY
ADJECTIVE:
Of all kinds: omnifarious knowledge.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin omnifriam, on every side : omni-, omni- +
-friam, adv. suff.; see dh- in Appendix I.
OTHER FORMS:
omni·fari·ous·ly —ADVERB
omni·fari·ous·ness —NOUN

A epetition of my fondness for nefarious posting.


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#84207 - 10/22/02 01:51 PM Re: henotic
Faldage Offline
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invent a word, which when decapitated would leave "henotic

Phenotic sounds like it should be a word. tsuwm?


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