Definition of Deadnesses
1. deadness [n] - See also: deadness
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Literary usage of Deadnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Will to Believe by William James (1899)
"... pure and simple, one and all.1 We look upon them from this delicious mess of insanities and realities, strivings and deadnesses, hopes and fears, ..."
2. Clinical Lectures on Mental Diseases by Thomas Smith Clouston (1904)
"Such persons at times undergo temporary paralysis of religious feeling and volition, "deadnesses," and they torture themselves about it. ..."
3. The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee (1903)
"All doubts and fears and hates and cries, all deadnesses flowed around me, took possession of me. Then I remembered the iron and wood faces of the men, ..."
4. The Religious Aspect of Philosophy: A Critique of the Bases of Conduct and by Josiah Royce (1885)
"We look upon them from this delicious mess of insanities and realities, strivings and deadnesses, hopes and fears, and agonies and exultations, ..."
5. Sermons, in the Order of a Twelvemonth by Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (1852)
"These are the gloomy deadnesses that are the hardest of all to be brought up into the cheerful light, and quickened. into hearty activity. ..."
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