n.1.the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Among these "resources of self-critique" is Kierkegaard's category of fundamental "moods," in particular the moods of "seriousness," "irony," and "humor." Connell relates "seriousness" with exclusivism and "irony" with pluralism, concluding that "humor" preserves and transcends the uncritical commitedness of seriousness and the detachment of irony.
It is now up the general public to ask for government information and commitedness of the PIOs to dedicatedly work on providing information to the applicants within the legally stipulated time period" he said while informing the participants about the newly developed Webportal for PIOs.
In his searches Castorp might develop such commitedness, but the fascination with disease and decay that holds him at the sanatorium undermines any such human purpose.
How youth view numbers of partners and the degree of casualness or commitedness in a sexual partnership, how different forms of sexual partnering fit into their sexual scripts or self perceptions, has not been examined in research.