Definition of In and of itself

1. Adverb. With respect to its inherent nature. "This statement is interesting per se"

Exact synonyms: As Such, Intrinsically, Per Se
Partainyms: Intrinsic

Definition of In and of itself

1. Adverb. With respect to its intrinsic or inherent nature; per se, intrinsically, inherently ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In And Of Itself

in agreement(p)
in aid of
in aid to this fact
in all
in all honesty
in all its branches
in all likelihood
in all my born days
in all one's glory
in all probability
in altissimo
in an arch manner
in an editorial
in an elaborate way
in and an
in and of itself (current term)
in antis
in any case
in any event
in any way, shape, or form
in apposition
in arrears
in at the deep end
in attendance(p)
in awe of
in back of
in ballast
in ballast condition
in baulk

Literary usage of In and of itself

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The use of a particular divine name, therefore, can not in and of itself alone be conclusive evidence of authorship (cf. Gen. xv. 1, xx. 1, xxx. 2, 6, 8). ..."

2. Shippers and Carriers of Interstate and Intrastate Freight by Edgar Watkins (1920)
"Same Subject—Rate Considered in and of Itself.— With reference to a rate "in and of itself." the Commission has said:"2 "It is said that the rate from St. ..."

3. California Jurisprudence: A Complete Statement of the Law and Practice of by William Mark McKinney (1922)
"... and, it has been said, occur only where it obviously appears that the testimony upon which the conviction was had is in and of itself or when considered ..."

4. Essays on the Progress of Nations in Civilization, Productive Industry by Ezra Champion Seaman (1868)
"It is impossible for any of these substances to act in and of itself, without being excited to action by some affinity, or attraction, external to itself; ..."

5. The Conservative Reformation and Its Theology: As Represented in the by Charles Porterfield Krauth (1875)
"The humanity of Christ has all the essential (by no means, however, all the accidental) properties of ours, and in and of itself is finite. ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1911)
"That the combination, in and of itself, as well as each and all of the elements composing it, whether corporate or individual, ..."

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