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me·di·a·cy

 (mē′dē-ə-sē)
n.
The state or quality of being mediate.

mediacy

(ˈmiːdɪəsɪ)
n
1. the quality or state of being mediate
2. a less common word for mediation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mediacy - the quality of being mediatemediacy - the quality of being mediate  
indirectness - having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
immediacy, immediateness - lack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy of television coverage"
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In this quatrain, the immediacy of the landscape is set into contrast with the mediacy of self-proliferating book knowledge.
Since the nature of Pratt's work on key NCL titles is described in full in Friskney's 2007 study of the New Canadian Library, I offer here a summary of her editorial mediacy.
There is no doubt but that Vertov was capable of saying (and probably thinking) remarkably naive things about documentary "objectivity"--even though, as many have noted, he was also incomparably conscious of the mediacy of film image and sound.
This description of the syntagmatic and paradigmatic organisation of poems in terms of narrative sequences has to be supplemented by a specification of the forms and levels of poetic mediacy through which these operations are performed, or more precisely, to which they are attributable.
Only in direct proportion to the way in which speaking disarms us, making us irreplaceable on the path of an urgency by which we must each in our own way remain overcome, will the faint strains of an apocalypse of utterance guide all hierarchy and mediacy into place, overwhelmed by a spiritual force rendering them powerless against a destruction more irreversible than any fall, in the future of a suffusion almost immediately indistinguishable from peace.
In addition, Hobbes is always concerned with the many vicissitudes that mediacy brings to representation, and its essential unavoidability; Leviathan's well-known chapter 16, "Of Persons, Authors, and Things Personated," discussed by Kottman, takes as its central problem the ways in which authority is transferred, or fails to transfer, between positions.
Paperwork: Fiction and Mass Mediacy in the Paper Age.
He acknowledges the assumption of a dual perspective as "a special form of expression of the mediacy of narration," (55) but regards the uncertainty created by FID about the sources of linguistic utterances and thoughts narrated, basically as a technique in establishing the "authorial-figural continuum.
More recently, however, an emphasis on Schleiermacher's notion of mediacy has appeared, with readings ranging so widely that some call Schleiermacher a "good Kantian," remaining within the limitations of Kant's first Kritik, while others claim that Schleiermacher is proto-Hegelian, and still others, that he is a protopragmatist.
The fourth and fifth paragraphs are entirely monologic with little of the mediacy of narration.
By attempting to reproduce the elements of face-to-face immediacy and print mediacy - as Daniel (1996, p.
At the same time, they clearly interpreted the mediacy of a command as a meaning that characterizes the mood and regarded concession and doubt as secondary meanings of these moods.