illth


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illth

(ɪlθ)
n
a condition of poverty or misery
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146) A handful of Miranda-related bills were proposed in the Illth Congress, including measures to prohibit using authorized funds to provide Miranda warnings to foreign nationals suspected of terrorist activity (147) and a proposal that would prohibit the use of Miranda and related warnings in new "procedures relating to high-value detainees.
The common good is thus represented by Hobson as a unified development of the whole society which contrasts from those aspects which are dysfunctional, evil, or represent what he termed, following Ruskin, illth.
haB wo saS illth Strachan is well aware of the depth of ill-feeling which surrounds the Ibrox club at the moment as the full extent of their financial misdemeanours has emerged.
Anil writes "Richard Lederer's great "Truth in Logology" I/We swap (I-illness, We-wellness) brings to mind John Ruskin's essay The Illth of Nations, and answers to Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations.
Like the rest of the words given currency within the treatise, wealth and illth circulate through Unto this Last--just as they do through the social body it describes--as terms made valuable only by the moral valence that the text confers upon them.
It created more illth (a word he coined) than wealth.
Seeing ourselves as timebinders, potential contributors to the future wealth or illth of humanity, can thus give us a sense of responsibility towards others.