languageless

languageless

(ˈlæŋɡwɪdʒləs)
adj
(Linguistics) literary without language or a language
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It was a fear (to introduce another term for much of what has already been said about silence) of the languageless Real, a plain but dramatic term from Lacan--an unsignifying Real and so necessarily an unfilled-in concept, clearly negative from the point of view of a potential personal soul.
(15) Prinz (2011) considers cases of imageless thought and languageless thought in turn and argues that they do not provide evidence for cognitive phenomenology, but he does not directly address the case of pure abstract thought.
Intuitionistic mathematics is an essentially languageless activity of the mind having its origin in the perception of a move of time.
Hence, the white powers have rendered us invisible by the usage of the term 'Negroid.' A Negro is homeless, languageless and cultureless (Malcolm X, 1967).
"Words and 'Languageless' Meanings: Limits of Expression in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." Modern Language Quarterly 38 (1977): 40-61.
Thus, even if we view the fair-skinned Constancia as frigid (a fraught term), that frigidity only sets up Reina's Afro-Cuban or mulata essence of languageless, anti-intellectual sexuality.
Young-Ing continues by quoting Stoh:lo writer Lee Maracle's assertion that residential schools produced "languageless generations [by forbidding] them to speak their own language and imped[ing] their mastery of English, creating an entire population, with few exceptions, who were unfamiliar with language in general" (180).
O'Wally continued to prepare the world for a languageless humanity by giving frequent half-day harangues on the holocaster.
Through mystics have always said that communication is languageless.
This new generation of writers is seeking, ironically through its appropriation of the English language and the transformation of European conventions, to restore the power of language to what Lee Maracle calls "the languageless generation." In a short period of time, with the support of a few small publishing houses (notably Theytus Books, Fifth House, and Pemmican Publications), it has produced a body of writings that is challenging the very meaning of Canadian literature as a cultural institution and as an academic field.
Here is our cardinal signature; now is our languageless phrase.
But Brouwer was an extremely radical thinker who flirted with solipsism, for whom mathematics was an act of will of the mysterious "creative subject" that is "far from reasoning and words," a totally private languageless activity of the mind that has its basis in the construction of inner time.
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