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the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

the gist of a specific action or situation

effectively conveying meaning, feeling, or mood

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French words that look like English words but with different meanings in the two languages are called faux amis ("false friends").
Fowl rejects determinate concepts of meaning and even the concept of meaning altogether, focusing instead on the interpretative interests of a virtuous Christian reading community.
However, more significantly, as one reads the article one finds that Martin is offering more than a difference of opinion regarding the nuances of meaning for these words; he is proposing a whole new litmus test for interpreting Scripture and determining which passages have abiding validity for today.
But the means can easily become an end in itself, whereby the body becomes the master and meaning its servant.
Ruba'i are four line poems which condense a depth of meaning into a few words; good ones weave many layers of meaning into each line.
But without an understanding of the overall meaning of human life, without a single ultimate end towards which human persons ought to direct their choices, virtues--such as courage, justice, self-control, patience, affability, self-sacrifice, chastity, and fidelity--will mean not only different things to different people, but more often than not, contradictory things.
Morph comes from the Greek meaning "form" or "structure.
Whatever is happening in the dream has some kinda meaning in your life right now.
At the same time, this commitment and enlargement create emptiness--they remove meaning.
Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America is an examination of how the meaning of sugar and confections changed over the course of the nineteenth century.
The questions of what is the meaning and sense of "information" and "communication" in modern political philosophy and what are the roles of technologies of such are discussed in regard to two notions of power and community: constitutional and constituent.
According to McKibben, science and technology have long been destroying human meaning.
John Cleese is puzzled - but not necessarily about ``The Meaning of Life,'' the Monty Python film that is coming out today on a 20th anniversary special-edition DVD loaded with fun extras.
As he says in his Introduction, "We can find meaning in the present, not instead of a reconstruction of the past, but by means of a reconstruction of the past.