encompassment


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en·com·pass

 (ĕn-kŭm′pəs)
tr.v. en·com·passed, en·com·pass·ing, en·com·pass·es
1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
2. To enclose; envelop: "The blackness of the eternal night encompassed me" (Edgar Allan Poe).
3. To have as part of something larger; include: a galaxy encompassing billions of stars. See Synonyms at include.

en·com′pass·ment n.
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Noun1.encompassment - including entirely
inclusion - the state of being included
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But this encompassment of her own characterization, based on shreds of convention, peopled by phantoms and voices antipathetic to her, was a sorry and mistaken creation of Tess's fancy--a cloud of moral hobgoblins by which she was terrified without reason.
But this encompassment of her own characterization, based on shreds of convention, peopled by phantoms and voices antipathetic to her, was a sorry and mistaken creation of Tess's fancy--a cloud of moral hobgoblins, by which she was terrified without reason.
the planning encompassment includes the objects 1, 2 and 3: object 1: campus building, object 2: association pavilion, object 3: equipment house.
However, one also finds cases where these ethical premises are applied intentionally not in a selective and exclusivist way but rather in a problematically inclusive gesture of encompassment.
She emphasizes that the traditional role focused on discovery and instructional services has moved into the realm of a broader encompassment of exploration, learning, and collaboration.
Their traditionalism was necessarily defined by the encompassment of the new Christianised chiefdom.
The NexGen network encompassment of the globe means that customers can choose from multiple paths to Europe and Asia at their discretion in order to circumvent any failure due to cable cuts or other damage from accidents or natural disaster.
Here, we might express Lamartine's hemistich measures as representations of perceptual perspectives: 3>3 provides moments of perceptual and temperamental stabilization; 2>4 represents expanding, aspirational vision (4 >2 is a counterpart vision of contraction and discouragement); 1>5 embodies a dramatic encounter (close-up) followed by self-distantiating encompassment.
By Apollo's freely accepted encompassment of this knowledge of the drama of creation, the more truth in him will de decoded, in accordance with the total Janusian (imaginative-artistic) process, as just as that much more beauty.
Its appeal feeds on its dramatic encompassment of pain, suffering and oppression as common sagas in the Arab world and history.
While it can be argued that spirit mediumship rites are intimate spaces in which cosmological hierarchies and patron-client relations are enacted and re-inscribed, I maintain that the fluidity and unpredictability of the spirit world defies totalizing encompassment.
Moreover, the main dependent variable assesses competency respective of minority sexual orientations and not gender identity; using LGBT would imply an inaccurate encompassment of transgender content.