Adler


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Ad·ler

 (äd′lər, ăd′-), Alfred 1870-1937.
Austrian psychiatrist who rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.

Ad·ler

 (ăd′lər), Cyrus 1863-1940.
American religious leader and educator who was president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1924-1940) and edited scholarly works concerning Judaism.

Ad·ler

 (ăd′lər, äd′-), Felix 1851-1933.
German-born American educator and reformer who founded the Society for Ethical Culture (1876), an organization dedicated to the teaching of ethical ideals.

Adler

, Mortimer Jerome 1902-2001.
American educator and philosopher whose numerous published works include How to Read a Book (1940) and The Conditions of Philosophy (1965).

Adler

(German ˈaːdlər)
n
1. (Biography) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist, noted for his descriptions of overcompensation and inferiority feelings
2. (Biography) Larry, full name Lawrence Cecil Adler. 1914–2001, US harmonica player

Ad•ler

(ˈæd lər; for 1-3 also ˈɑd lər)

n.
1. Alfred, 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist and psychologist.
2. Cyrus, 1863–1940, U.S. religious scholar.
3. Felix, 1851–1933, U.S. educator, reformer, and writer.
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It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind.
"The facts are briefly these: Some five years ago, during a lengthy visit to Warsaw, I made the acquaintance of the well-known adventuress, Irene Adler. The name is no doubt familiar to you."
I suppose that you have been watching the habits, and perhaps the house, of Miss Irene Adler."
"I was half-dragged up to the altar, and before I knew where I was I found myself mumbling responses which were whispered in my ear, and vouching for things of which I knew nothing, and generally assisting in the secure tying up of Irene Adler, spinster, to Godfrey Norton, bachelor.
Irene Adler, as I will still call her, had hurried up the steps; but she stood at the top with her superb figure outlined against the lights of the hall, looking back into the street.
The photograph was of Irene Adler herself in evening dress, the letter was superscribed to "Sherlock Holmes, Esq.
And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honourable title of the woman.
The incident that gave him his third shock was the execution of one of the men on the Adler for carrying a box of matches.
The Adler hung at the zenith immediately alongside the flagship.
They hung the man from the Adler. They gave him sixty feet of rope, so, that he should hang and dangle in the sight of all evil-doers who might be hiding matches or contemplating any kindred disobedience.
News that they received a call from a private home, the address of which matches that of Adler and wife Carolina's house, around 6:30 pm on Thursday about a possible suicide attempt.
TMZ.comreports, cops were told someone at the scene had stabbed themselves and Adler was later found with a wound to his abdomen.