agonic


Related to agonic: agonic line

agonic

(əˈɡɒnɪk; eɪˈɡɒnɪk)
adj
(Mathematics) forming no angle
[C19: from Greek agōnos, from a-1 + gōnia angle]
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Developing countries like Pakistan need robust scientific knowledge, expertise and infrastructure to proceed on the path of progress and prosperity and to uplift their societies from the darkest and agonic depths of ignorance, poverty, and under-development.
Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that the PML-N government's effective anti-power load shedding strategy was meeting with success, as the government was committed for giving maximum relief to the people, saying that the persisting energy crisis would soon become an agonic story of past.
But Gartier-Bresson's decisive moment was of a similar ken to Picasso's find; it is the arrogant articulation of a kind of agonic ecstasy that disallows erring.
While referring towards the current agonic situation of Pakistan, he reaffirmed his resolve that "In our short history, we have overcome many a challenges that would have overwhelmed lesser nations.
For The Wealth of Networks, such an agonic scenario is too straightforward, since free and open source software together point to a more complex transformation of the social sphere than earlier accounts of the information age have recognised.
As can also be seen in the radical demonology of the witch hunters of centuries to come, the enemy that systematically vexed Ermine is none other than the Augustinian Satan: a spirit that, on the eve of the agonic struggle that was to trigger the end of time, has been freed from the restrictions of an overly narrow divine permission.
CONNOLLY, stepra note 59, at 91; CHANTAL MOUFFE, THE DEMOCRATIC PARADOX (2000); James Tully, The Agonic Freedom of Citizens, 28 ECON.
1) Or they suggested precisely the opposite, an agonic and Oedipal struggle over the name: not no names but exactly two.
If Americans have inherited the Christian worldview from their ancestors, they have also inherited a naive susceptibility to believe in medieval villains, a language derived from an agonic cosmology which casts the devil as an eternal, ontological adversary, and a superstitious conviction in the power of scapegoating as a ritual means of cleansing one's sins.
7) Like Barth, Unamuno breaks with the old liberal school, whose mantra of "the fatherhood of God, the infinite value of the individual soul, and the ethic of love" (Ladd 4), does not really address the agonic cry of one who mourns Spain's fin de siecle paralysis of will.
Kennedy internalizes the outside world that causes her pain and strips herself naked, exposing her contradictions--the bone of her private and agonic self--in front of an audience (an outside world that frightened her).