Definition of Spinosities

1. Noun. (plural of spinosity) ¹



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Definition of Spinosities

1. spinosity [n] - See also: spinosity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinosities

spinomuscular
spinon
spinoneural
spinons
spinor
spinoreticular fibres
spinoreticular tract
spinorial
spinors
spinosad
spinosads
spinosauri
spinosaurus
spinosely
spinosities (current term)
spinotectal
spinotectal tract
spinothalamic
spinothalamic cordotomy
spinothalamic tract
spinothalamic tractotomy
spinotransversarius
spinous layer
spinous process
spinous process of tibia
spinous spider crab
spinous spider crabs

Literary usage of Spinosities

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1. Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature by Edward Dowden (1900)
"It was not always an advantage to Taylor that he delayed among these subtleties and spinosities, and the panegyrist adds with a half apologetic touch ..."

2. Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature by Edward Dowden (1901)
"He was not unseen," says Rust, " in the subtleties and spinosities of the schools, and upon occasion could make them serve his purpose. ..."

3. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"... with its " subtilties and spinosities," a rhetorician rather than a reasoner : for his style is full of redundancy and prolixity, though less so in this ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"... with its " subtilties and spinosities," a rhetorician rather than a reasoner: for his style is full of redundancy and prolixity, though less so in this ..."

5. Jeremy Taylor by Edmund Gosse (1904)
"He proposes no new theology, he discusses no spinosities of creed; he maps the path of conduct, and enlightens it with all the colour and radiance of his ..."

6. Jeremy Taylor by Edmund Gosse (1904)
"... which cannot be later than 1642 a single far-sighted friend had perceived that Taylor was throwing away his genius upon " the spinosities of the schools ..."

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