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.
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.
I suppose that you have been watching the habits, and perhaps the house, of Miss Irene Adler.
I lent the ostlers a hand in rubbing down their horses, and received in exchange twopence, a glass of half and half, two fills of shag tobacco, and as much information as I could desire about Miss Adler, to say nothing of half a dozen other people in the neighbourhood in whom I was not in the least interested, but whose biographies I was compelled to listen to.
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.
Bert saw the man standing, a living, reluctant man, no doubt scared and rebellious enough in his heart, but outwardly erect and obedient, on the lower gallery of the Adler about a hundred yards away.
Adler said Austin is looking to make sure large businesses that may come into the city are giving something back in return.