inexhaustibility


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in·ex·haust·i·ble

 (ĭn′ĭg-zô′stə-bəl)
adj.
1. That cannot be entirely consumed or used up: an inexhaustible supply of coal.
2. Never wearying; tireless: an inexhaustible campaigner.

in′ex·haust′i·bil′i·ty, in′ex·haust′i·ble·ness n.
in′ex·haust′i·bly adv.
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عَدَم نَفاذ
nevyčerpatelnost
uudtømmelighed
kimeríthetetlenség
óòrjótanleiki
nevyčerpateľnosť
tükenmez olma

inexhaustible

(inigˈzoːstəbl) adjective
very large; not likely to be used up. an inexhaustible supply; Her energy seems inexhaustible.
ˌinexˈhaustibly adverb
ˈinexˌhaustiˈbility noun
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We do not sense the tension of the poet, we see the inexhaustibility of his soul, which itself hardly knows its own power.
The organization's vitality is a function of the inexhaustibility and ceaseless becoming of its virtual double.
For example, in "For Bernard Shaw," Borges offers as the reason for the differing-from-self ("inexhaustibility") of the individual text its infinite dialogue with the reader.
As Michael O'Neill's concise introduction makes clear, this particular addition to the in Context list takes on the considerable task of reaching both academic and non-academic readers of Keats, even as it recognizes "that he possesses the inexhaustibility of those few writers who are necessary" (2).
The word's open horizon of meaning hints at the potential meaning-fullness and necessary inexhaustibility of what is said.
What complements the concept of eternal recurrence as a creative response to the phenomenon of nihilism, Nietzsche maintains in Twilight of the Idols (1889), is the adoption of a Dionysian view on life that includes "celebrating its own inexhaustibility by sacrificing its highest types [...] beyond terror and pity, in order to be oneself the eternal joy of becoming" ([1889] 1997, 91; emphasis in the original).
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As you wander from room to room, the succession of white walls dramatizes not just the light-flooded intensity of Gallace's canvases and their compact proportions (which hover around the intimate, sketch-book scale of nine by twelve inches), but the inexhaustibility and expansiveness of her narrow project.
One can see this clearly in Kraussian aphorisms such as 'Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden' (1990, p 64) or 'Language is only the chimera whose illusory power is endless, the inexhaustibility of which keeps life from being impoverished' (ibid.
As he stated in 1921, ten years after composing "The Way of the Cross," "The goal of poetry is not, as Baudelaire put it, to dive 'to the bottom of the Infinite in order to find the new,' but to go to the bottom of the definite in order to find there the inexhaustible." (7) Let me then, by way of introduction, consider just a few of the places in the work that exemplify Claudel's efforts to convey the inexhaustibility of the definite.
As de Man said, and he should have known, "insight involves blindness." If Tang poetry sequences continually humble and overthrow even the ablest interpreters, we will simply have to acquiesce, since recognizing our fallibility only underscores the inexhaustibility and magnificent charms of Tang poetry.