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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- The act or an instance of grasping mentally.

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  • The primordial nature is God's envisagement of all possibilities; in the idiom of Leibniz, it is God's knowledge of all possible worlds.
  • She was no longer so buoyantly superficial in her envisagement of life, and the big things reacted on her in a way which would previously have been impossible.
  • So long as men are subject to the exclusive habit of condemning and praising and analyzing and classifying, they are incapable of a free envisagement and expression.
  • There was something impressive in the restrained passion of Elisabeth's speech, a certain primitive grandeur in her envisagement of the relationship of mother and son. for more
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