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Nov
22
answered Need a word that has the opposite meaning of “nominal”?
Nov
22
answered Single word antonym of “censorship”
Nov
22
answered Word for “cinema with a single screen”?
Nov
22
answered What's the inverse of “scalable” — capable to be broken down further and further?
Nov
22
comment What's the opposite word for “sin”?
...not quite but close, I would think. The nouns, Virtue and vice, seem more the opposites. Virtue as well as vice can manifest as a sin or as sinning, which is not so simplistic a word or concept as some would have us believe. Also sin is closely connected with belief, as in an independent guiding principle that ought to lead one away from error. Belief is not a necessary component of all virtues. Just an idea to think about; not trying to sin you out.
Nov
22
answered What's the opposite word for “sin”?
Nov
22
answered Is there any expression that is the opposite of “slippery slope”?
Nov
21
answered Use of prepositions in strings of conjunctions
Nov
21
comment Is there an adverb for “simplified”?
Seems to me the question was seeking greater impact by greater - more punctilious - exactness. It's as if the adverb coinage choice was meant to transcend simplified's merely basic, rough, or effective meanings. Maybe.
Nov
21
revised Is there an adverb for “simplified”?
improved rhetorical responsiveness
Nov
21
answered Is there an adverb for “simplified”?
Nov
21
answered Is there any phrase like “with the idea of”
Nov
21
answered Ellipsis at the end of a quote
Nov
18
comment Adjective for “terrified yet calm and capable”
Unflappable misses the mark. I don't think the injured or the injurers are bent on disrupting the EMT's composure, such as by making wise cracks or hurling personal invectives--albeit that people in agitated coma can get mighty rowdy with the tongue--however, comatose individuals generally don't inspire much in the way of commiserative feelings to begin with.
Nov
18
answered Adjective for “terrified yet calm and capable”
Nov
18
comment Adjective for “terrified yet calm and capable”
Sorry, but there is authority behind those examples. This has nothing to do... is syntactically incorrect: ...those have nothing to do... is correct, unless your are saying that your comment has nothing to do.... The OP question did not ask for terrified's definition. It asked for suggestions for expressing calm in the grips of fear and sympathy.
Nov
18
comment Why is “definitely” so frequently typoed?
never mind, thanks for the edit. disregard any flag that did not fail to upload.
Nov
18
comment Why is “definitely” so frequently typoed?
the original post along with much of its meaning has been obliterated...to that a discussion on meta has been foreclosed to all practical purposes. Please return the original answer for me to copy, and publish for discussion on meta. Then once I have recovered my essay, if you like, I will request deletion of my entire answer.
Nov
18
comment Why is “definitely” so frequently typoed?
The edits and commentary are too unfocused for a practical reply addressing the proofs and points made, and what seems an inappopriate, non constructive tone taken. So, no offense intended--it is the only recourse provided--I am compelled to return an unconstructive flag. I will look for a way, for you and other's edification, to make responses and suggestons related to fine art of proofing/editing on meta. If it doesn't appear soon, its just that time comes at a premium for me. Understanding is appreciated.
Nov
18
comment -ship vs. -hood
testing server.