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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Division into two.

Usage examples (11)
  • F. is doubled after di; and di before a vowel inserts r, as diremption.
  • A pun is a grotesque example of such diremption, where ambiguities belonging only to speech are used to suggest impossible substitutions in ideas.
  • The diremption into soul and body, into life and death, runs through the entire narrative, also that into men and women; but the main distinction is into Past and Present.
  • In other words, in the diremption of myths which yielded here a natural phenomenon to be explained and there a moral value to be embodied, Platonism attached divinity... for more
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