verbalism


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choice of words and the way in which they are used

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the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

overabundance of words

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The Unnamable, despite his questing verbalism and questioning nature, who is equipped with the dominating values of tradition is resisting against the modern consciousness symbolized by the invaluable struggle demonstrated in the play the narrated/narrator plays with language.
The temptation is great to suspect that Hugo is here indulging in mere verbalism.
Bad verbalism,' he says, `is rhetoric, or the use of cliche unconsciously, or a mere playing with phrases.
This is a constant in some of my characters: verbalism.
We are not to be blamed, we and our ancestors, for trying to get clear of the mess; verbalism, like all true temptations, is founded squarely on real need.
The Christian task to speak to the world must not degenerate into an aggressive verbalism that forces its way into the ears of others, yearning to proselytize them even at the expense of their freedom.
It is an acidic farce lined with sarcastic gags, gangster lingo, raw argot, and vulgar verbalism - stunning naturalism clashing with whimsical stylization.
Yet "the degeneration into impressive but more or less empty verbalism has gone further [in the social sciences and philosophy] than in the natural sciences" (p.
T]he very verbalism and idealism of medieval aesthetics expressed the dualistic mentality of the age, its continual tension between the theory of what ought to be the case and the contradictions of life.
But this harmony would be useless without the outward swing (volubility) of Elmslie's verbalism.
One student note termed the Young's Market approach "unpurposive verbalism," and criticized the result for "sanction[ing] the Balkanization of American trade, commerce, and industry.
This doctoral thesis on theatre turned inside out proves to be a stimulating invitation to rethink the important balance of words and silence in the French dramatic tradition, one much given to verbalism.
You could be discouraged by the difficulty in practicing E-Prime in a society where speed matters: Presenting oneself as an expert and authority through verbalism gets rewarded--while indexing one's comments, etc.
We can complement our verbalism with visualization.