desireless


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desireless

(dɪˈzaɪəlɪs)
adj
without desire; having no longings
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Dressed in mostly black and white, the choir looked sharp and was full of energy as they belted songs like Voyage Voyage by Desireless, Walk like an Egyptian by The Bangles, Karma Chameleon by the Culture Club and a fun Beatles medley.
Intoxication, Partner Self-Esteem, Poor Sex/Partner, Desireless Sex, Timing, and Insecurity).
This conflict expresses itself physically through attempts to form a desireless, self-contained body.
While this image of an unperturbed, desireless, non-judgmental and yet active self has been the object of desire for many searchers of Eastern wisdoms, it is also disturbing as it provides a counter foil against some of our most deeply seated intuitions about responsible agents.
Framarin argues against this view and offers an account of desireless action.
Where Buddha said "To eliminate all sufferings one needed to become desireless," the Bible says the cause of suffering is not Tanha (desire) but sin.
Finding in Beloved what she thought she had lost forever, Sethe is "wrapped in the timeless present" (184), desireless with "no plans at all" for the future (272).
of Calgary, Canada) seeks a resolution to the perceived contradiction in Hindu philosophy of desireless action by drawing form the work of Fred Scheuler.
UFO by Sneaky Sound System; Voyage Voyage by Desireless and The Chauffeur by Duran Duran.
The Desireless Desire Brian Hoffert, North Central College
This is made all the more apparent in the contrast Perrault establishes between the ever-so-patient sleeping princess (so desireless she appears dead) and her monstrous mother-in-law, whose aberrant desire takes on grotesque dimensions.
Before knowing Adam, Dinah defines herself as desireless and wears an expression of "unconscious placid gravity--of absorption in thoughts that had no connections with the present moment or with her own personality" (35).