discompose


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Any negative value among the item total item correlation coefficients were determined that will discompose the forming of the scale.
Tis incredible, how watchful I am forc'd to be over my Temper and Behaviour; for I am not only influenc'd by Sorrow and Surprize, but even Mirth will discompose me; nay, I am so weak, or at least so sensibly touch'd by all that happens, that when any thing is said or done much to my satisfaction, it often sets my Back a working, and makes me tremble for a considerable time, and I am almost afraid of being pleas'd.
The Scientific Revolution undermined the idea of nature as mother, leaving the room to the view of nature as a lifeless machine which (male) scientists could discompose in simple parts and analyze.
For one thing, the year 1929, when I entered the higher school in the pre-war Japan (somewhat similar to the European Gymnasium), happened to discompose our complacence with two striking events of world-wide consequences, which augured ill for the peaceful, prosperous development of Japanese society: to wit--
He clearly sees himself as an expert in psychological warfare, a verbal storm trooper who can distract, unsettle, intimidate and generally discompose the opposition to the point where their concentration cracks and their technique disintegrates.
When the temperature is higher than 100[degrees]C, the initiator begins to discompose and produce PP macroradicals, and the silane grafting should be formed.
Roget's International Thesaurus (1977) lists other synonyms: discompose, disincline, divert.
However in this case it has not been necessary to discompose the spreads in order to find a value for the probability of default and then, in a second stage set up a model that explains such probability.
While Crusoe's firsthand experience among the cannibal remains redraws for Crusoe the boundaries between self and Other, the remains, I suggest, actually further discompose Crusoe's character.
Bolt referred in his article to Adams' appointments by Labor governments over the years to the Australian Film Commission, the National Museum and the Australia Council, and to be head of the National Australia Day Council "where he ensured that the Australian of the Year Award went to Left heroes 'who would discompose calcified conservatives'".
Like Elizabeth, Darcy can also use irony to discompose others.
As he told his wife, the controversy "shall neither discompose my temper, nor postpone my sleep.
Letter-writing, as opposed to novels or essays for example, is the best genre for improving 'the structure of feminist exchange' itself, because it is premised on a reader's right to reply, the unfinished nature of representation and, most of all, the 'shifting and composite differences which at once make up and discompose readerly identity'.
Leave such a Ruin to deplore, To fading Forms confin'd: Nor Age, nor Wrinkles discompose One Feature of the Mind (Carter 60).
12) Garryowen described him as `a good-tempered, easy-going kind of gentleman, who did not suffer the worries of the world to discompose him unnecessarily' while James Stephen characterised him as `a man of torpid mind and body'.