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Definition of Overtness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Overtness
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"Lately there have arisen thinkers who trace the distinction between the psychical and the physical back to differences discernible in the overtness of ..."
2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"They, one and all, partake of the most overt character of all lies and deceptions, — their Overtness. Yet they have more to do with the living character of ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1887)
"... from Sherton-Abbas, for if I hire people will know that I come ; and my success with you so far has not been great enough to justify such overtness. ..."
4. The Old Testament in the Light of To-day: A Study in Moral Development by William Frederic Badè (1915)
"This corruption of the courts deprived the poor man of his right and filled the houses of the rich with violence and spoil.1 ^ Since overtness is a ..."
5. The Old Testament in the Light of To-day: A Study in Moral Development by William Frederic Badè (1915)
"This corruption of the courts deprived the poor man of his right and filled the houses of the rich with violence and spoil.1 Since overtness is a necessary ..."
6. Fifty Years of the English Constitution, 1830-1880 by Sheldon Amos (1880)
"... from the magnitude of the operations they necessarily cover, or the overtness with which they must be conducted, or the decisiveness of their bearing on ..."
7. The Sermons of Henry Ward Beecher: In Plymouth Church, Brooklyn by Beecher, Henry Ward, Truman Jeremiah Ellinwood (1874)
"... things that it is every man's duty to conceal; but so far as there is overtness in the matter of speaking, it should be according to the law of truth. ..."