Definition of Tonuses

1. Noun. (plural of tonus) ¹



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Definition of Tonuses

1. tonus [n] - See also: tonus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonuses

tonsils
tonsor
tonsorial
tonsors
tonsure
tonsured
tonsures
tonsuring
tontine
tontine insurance
tontiner
tontiners
tontines
tontons
tonus
tonuses (current term)
tony
too
too-careful
too-generous
too-greedy
too bad
too bad, so sad
too big for one's boots
too big for one's breeches
too big for one's britches
too big to fail
too clever by half
too hot to hold
too large

Literary usage of Tonuses

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1. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"All emotions are not the perception of the postural tonus and all postural tonuses do not, when perceived, constitute emotions. An emotion is the perception ..."

2. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"A.11 emotions are not the perception of the postural tonus and all postural tonuses do not, when perceived, constitute emotions. ..."

3. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"For each joint there exists separate centres which maintain tonuses in different ... The operation of these two tonuses, acting in normal balance or ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"Certainly points, currents, gravity, light, heat and all the great cosmic forces to which living forms respond by the many tropisms, tonuses, taxies, ..."

5. The American Citizen by Charles Fletcher Dole (1891)
"The bills were used as money to pay for supplies and the wages of soldiers. The government, however, was not able to two \t& ^tonuses ..."

6. Man's unconscious passion by Wilfrid Lay (1920)
"The sum total of all these organic reactions, movements or tonuses in the muscles of the arms, legs, trunk, etc., and in the involuntary muscles of heart, ..."

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