Historical sense

that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written.

See also: historic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity.
Discussion of a subject with historical consequences was ceded to those, including late-night comedians, who neither understood how military space thinkers conceptualise space power nor possessed a historical sense of what a separate service would mean for space policy in the long run.
In following Jorn Rusen's (2005, 2017) anthropocentric approach, history's scope, as a form of cultural production, broadens here to account for its everyday life uses, with historical consciousness constituting the resulting ideas that emanate when making historical sense of the past.
In other words, successful economic construction is critical to Kim Jong-un as a historical sense of duty and involving great risk.
The Diplomats in #SoukOkaz witnessed the great work done to reconstruct a historical sense of the glamour and fragrance of #SaudiArabia 's heritage.
This active referencing to the metanarrative of the earlier revolutionary youth also guided the activists during and after the fall of the New Order regime, imbueing them with a historical sense of legitimacy that was potent yet prone to commodification.
These thinkers represent the body of inter-related traditions that can be considered Reformed in the historical sense, she says, a set of traditions that includes Anglican and Wesleyan perspectives as well as churches associated with Lutheranism and Calvinism.
He said, "Twenty-six years is relatively a short period of time in historical sense. But during this time, our country has passed [through a] a difficult way from totalitarian system, to wild capitalism and social confusion, to freedom, democracy and open economy.
For example, he did not see Africa in terms of regions; he defied them and claimed his Africanity from a historical sense. This was his reality.
'It is at the very least profoundly disappointing and lacks moral and historical sense,' Carranza said in a statement.
Fitting together the jigsaw puzzle to produce a parliament of constituencies that all make geographical and historical sense is next to impossible.

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