conventionalised


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Adj.1.conventionalised - using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous; "a stylized mode of theater production"
artificial, unreal - contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"
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There is a continual, delicate play with personal nouns: Paul is "I" only when he is with his love; elsewhere, he wears himself away to a generalised "you", and at the end, a conventionalised "he" who can only flick back to his "I" at moments of extreme pain.
In chapter 4 the 'quizzes' are used to identify a small set of Arrernte symbols that have conventionalised meanings.
Finally, in chapter eight, Hardin compares the slogans of Spanish commercials in three different countries, focusing on how "novelty" is reflected in slogans, concluding that its presence occurs in a highly conventionalised way, although with subtle differences in the meanings of the slogans with respect to the countries of origin.
Those potential inferences from the context can thus be said to be grammaticalised or conventionalised (Green 2004:412; Kay 2004:677) into the middle construction itself in such a way that it is reasonable to expect of middles that they are only used to predicate a relevant property of their subjects, and are otherwise unacceptable and not merely conversationally infelicitous.
Theoretical construction and argumentative reality: An analytic model of critical discussion and conventionalised types of argumentative activity.
It seems sensible to conclude that, by some means, after the massive attacks, the temporal expression 9/11 was conventionalised used as a useful 'wording' to refer to them, and the understanding of 9/11 as a reference to the terrorist strike seems to be a strong default interpretation.
Christopher Dresser was undoubtedly Jones's greatest disciple, fully subscribing to the idea that nature should be conventionalised for design purposes rather than directly copied.