Definition of Thusness

1. the state of being thus [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thusness

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thurling
thurls
thurrock
thurse
thurst
thursts
thus
thus and so
thus and sos
thus and such
thus and suches
thus far
thuses
thusly
thusness (current term)
thussock
thussocks
thuswise
thuya
thuyas
thuyin
thuyol
thwack
thwacked
thwacker
thwackers
thwacking
thwacks
thwaite

Literary usage of Thusness

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

1. Soto Zen Ancestors in China by James Mitchell (2005)
"Implicit in the chan discourse is the understanding that emptiness, thusness and Buddha-nature, as seen from the standpoint of ultimate or absolute truth, ..."

2. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"If you want to attain thusness, you should practice thusness without delay. ~ Dogen ~ There have been thousands upon thousands of people who have practiced ..."

3. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"... as you remark, if it is thus I ask emphatically whence comes this thusness.— — Because the church is cruel like all old sinners — Temple said. ..."

4. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"... as you remark, if it is thus I ask emphatically whence comes this thusness.— — Because the church is cruel like all old sinners — Temple said. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"... Why is this thus, and what is the reason of this thusness ? " Speed is the delinquent, and the cause of the loss of ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"... in the terms of the Highest Eulogy, the charges made by the Jockey Club always excepted. Why, then, this thusness? as the Comedian says in the Play. ..."

7. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1873)
"not been obtained ? There must be something wrong somewhere. As Art emus "Ward says, " Why is this thus, and what is the reason of this thusness? ..."

8. A History of American Literature Since 1870 by Fred Lewis Pattee (1915)
"And he makes free with older words in a way that is peculiarly his own: "Why this thusness." The third element he added to the humor of Phoenix was a ..."

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