Definition of Concause

1. n. A joint cause.



Definition of Concause

1. a cooperating cause [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concause

concanavalin
concanavalins
concatamer
concatamers
concatemer
concatemers
concatenate
concatenated
concatenates
concatenating
concatenation
concatenations
concatenative
concatenator
concatener
concause (current term)
concauses
concavation
concavations
concave
concave lens
concave mirror
concave polygon
concave polyhedron
concave shape
concaved
concavely
concaveness
concaves
concaving

Literary usage of Concause

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1. Sir William Hamilton: Being the Philosophy of Perception. An Analysis by James Hutchison Stirling (1865)
"The perception proper, accompanying a sensation proper, is not an apprehension, far less a representation, of the external or internal stimulus, or concause ..."

2. Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton, Bart by William Hamilton (1853)
"Not the former; for the stimulus or concause of a sensation is always, in itself, to consciousness unknown. Not the latter; for this would turn Perception ..."

3. Lucretius and the Atomic Theory by John Veitch (1875)
"The differentiation of form points undoubtedly to a concause, alongside, so to speak, ... It matters little how this concause is described ; it is at least ..."

4. Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton, Bart.: Professor of Logic and by William Hamilton, Orlando Williams Wight (1866)
"... accompanying a sensation proper, is not an apprehension, far less a representation, of the external or internal stimulus, or concause, which determines ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"... at any rate, there must be supposed some corresponding quality or occult concause both in the nervous organism, and in the external thing affecting us ..."

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