Definition of Significancies
1. significancy [n] - See also: significancy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Significancies
Literary usage of Significancies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1863)
"But still all these did, in their several significancies, set forth that one perfect and all-sufficient sacrifice, which was the substance and centre of ..."
2. Materials for German Prose Composition; Or, Selections from Modern English by Karl Adolf Buchheim (1896)
"... significancies, harmonies, laws, trains of cause and effect endlessly interlinked,12 which draw him out of the narrow sphere of self-interest and ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1886)
"Yet if zoology had been more interesting to poets they might have fairly revelled in the beauties and significancies of the frog-world. ..."
4. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... the notions of the mind, by several discriminations of utterance of voice, used as signs, having by consent several determinate significancies. Holder. ..."
5. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"Even if the son of Mrs. Surratt, from the significancies of associations, is to be classed with the conspirators, if such a body existed, it is monstrous to ..."
6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"... and we sincerely regret that discredit is likely to accrue to portions of our author's well- grounded statement of real significancies, once of all men ..."