personal relation


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Noun1.personal relation - a relation between persons
human relationship, relationship - a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness); "the relationship between mothers and their children"
bonding - a close personal relationship that forms between people (as between husband and wife or parent and child)
indebtedness, obligation - a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor
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I have therefore believed, monseigneur, knowing your prudence and your personal relation to the events of the present time, that you will choose to hold your forces concentrated in the interior of the French kingdom and leave to her own the new government of England.
A movement of compunction, helped by those small indefinable influences which every personal relation exerts on a pliant nature, had urged him into a secret marriage, which was a blight on his life.
There is a reason against this matter, there is a personal relation concerned in this matter, not yet explained to you.
Of course, as time goes on, to her he becomes more and more their simple personal relation.
This, in fact -- a desire to put myself in my true position as editor, or very little more, of the most prolix among the tales that make up my volume -- this, and no other, is my true reason for assuming a personal relation with the public.
Do personal relations lead to sloppiness in the end?
I know that personal relations are the real life, for ever and ever.
The strong bent of nature is seen in the proportion which this topic of personal relations usurps in the conversation of society.
I have been told that in some public discourses of mine my reverence for the intellect has made me unjustly cold to the personal relations.
To Dorothea, still in that time of youth when the eyes with their long full lashes look out after their rain of tears unsoiled and unwearied as a freshly opened passion-flower, that morning's parting with Will Ladislaw seemed to be the close of their personal relations.
He did not utter a word on any other subject and did not display the slightest desire to enter into more personal relations with the two ladies.
This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.

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