disgregation


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disgregation

(ˌdɪsɡrɪˈɡeɪʃən)
n
the separation of components from a whole, esp of people from a company
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Thus, its rate of disgregation can be very slow but effective, which allows it to exist under physiological conditions for some time [21].
(Translated in Valesio, 1992: 178) In short, all these images, particularly those taken from or inspired by great paintings, appear to contribute to the corroboration of what we might define as a leitmotif of D'Annunzio's, mainly but not exclusively from his so-called 'notturno' period: disgregation of temporality, annulment of chronotopic linearities in a dimension of achronic simultaneity, often with mystical nuances, and not exempt from contradictions.
Extremities of passion, burning carnal desire, unrequited love, deception, murder, revenge, suicide, orphanage: the matter of Telamon and Castibula would have made a terrific subject for a play to be staged in the Elizabethan period, with the added bonus of the story's focus on an unshakeable model of chastity and its evident potential for being framed as a cautionary tale against the sinfulness of illicit passions that usurp the sovereignty of reason and ultimately threaten the disruption of the social fabric and the disgregation of its pillar concordia.
ionic strength effects on clay dispersion will depend on the degree of dilution with water during disgregation, and is therefore likely to vary in the field according to intensity of rainfall.
Aber das ist das Gleichnis fur jeden Stil der decadence: jedesmal Anarchie der Atome, Disgregation des Willens, 'Freiheit des Individuums', moralisch geredet--zu einer politischen Theorie erweitert 'gleiche Rechte fur alle'.
But that is the simile for every type of decadence: always anarchy of the atoms, disgregation of the will, in the language of morality, "liberty of the individual",--widened to a political theory, "equal rights for all"' (Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner in Bayreuth, Der Fall Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner (Stuttgart: Reclam, 1973), p.
Successfully arranging or ordering the various aspects (desires, drives, thoughts and impulses) of one's self endows one with a 'strong will' while those who fail to achieve this, and whose 'drives' or 'urges' are characterized by 'multiplicity and disgregation', must have a 'weak will' (Nietzsche, 1972: 186).