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ab·so·lute

(ab'sō-lūt), Although the traditional pronunciation is as shown, the word is often stressed on the last syllable in the U.S.
Unconditional; unlimited; uncombined; undiluted (as in reference to alcohol); certain.
[L. absolutus, complete, pp. of ab-solvo, to loosen from]

absolute

/ab·so·lute/ (ab´sah-lldbomact) free from limitations; unlimited; uncombined.

absolute

[ab′səlo̅o̅t]
unconditional, unrestricted, or independent of arbitrary standards.

ab·so·lute

(abs, A) (ab'sŏ-lūt) Although the traditional pronunciation is as shown, the word is often stressed on the last syllable in the U.S.
Unconditional; unlimited; uncombined; undiluted (as in reference to alcohol); certain.
[L. absolutus, complete, pp. of ab-solvo, to loosen from]

absolute,

n a residue obtained from aromatic plant material via the methods of solvent extraction or enfleurage. The residue will only contain those volatile oils from the plant that are alcohol soluble. See also enfleurage.

ab·so·lute

(ab'sō-lūt) Although the traditional pronunciation is as shown, the word is often stressed on the last syllable in the U.S.
Unconditional; unlimited; uncombined; undiluted (as in reference to alcohol); certain.
[L. absolutus, complete, pp. of ab-solvo, to loosen from]

absolute

in mathematical terms, the magnitude of a number regardless of sign.

absolute refractory period
extends from the onset of the action potential as the nerve impulse is generated to the stage where the fiber is repolarized and susceptible to the transmission of another impulse.

Patient discussion about absolute

Q. I absolutely hate hospitals and doctors offices and can't stand them. any advice? I was very accident prone growing up so i have a lot of bad memories from the hospital and doctors offices that affect me today. Every time i get hurt or sick i refuse to go to get checked out and recently i did something to my wrist i was worried that i did something bad to it but i still wouldn't go. I'm better now but i need to get over my fears so i can handle these visits to the doctors or I'm worried something bad could happen in the future. Does anyone have any advice on what i should do?

A. this fear surly comes from places you know about. this is a first step! congratulations :).
now you have to figure what to do with them- that a very good situation to be in. all you have to do is choose how you want to overcome your fears. my advise to you is getting a psychologist that specialized in phobias. he can direct you to the next step much better then anyone else. you can also try Biofeedback, a treatment that helps you control your body reactions-
http://psychotherapy.com/bio.html
but i would let the psychologist recommend me a kind of therapy..
good luck!

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For Badiou to claim, for instance, that mathematics is ontology requires a meta-ontological decision, and only after the decision has taken place can we decide what that claim reveals about being and thinking, the absoluteness of mathematical discourse as an ontology.
In Old Mortality, Scott resorts to his characters as a strategy to carry out two purposes: first, to break the absoluteness of reality, the definite and unique version of people and facts, and second, to undo the ideal conception of war through the analysis of the grounds which underlie the involvement and ideological tendencies of characters regarding war.
To be sure, Greenawalt nowhere opts for absoluteness, but instead for a non-discrimination demand that is defeasible in principle.
The usual concept of space and time, based on Aristotle's principle of contemplation of the world and of the absoluteness of time, is a product of rational thinking.
However, according to Istvan Hont, unlike the physiocrats' insistence on the absoluteness of private property, Smith admitted that in times of necessity, property rights could be overridden.
In order to upscale reality, speakers can also resort to the semantic subfield of completeness or absoluteness, which includes items such as: completely (3), absolute, absolutely (5), total, totally (3), entirely, full, fully, whole (2), sheer (2), pure.
Schelling also states in Philosophy of Art that Greek mythology is the highest archetype of the poetic world (Schelling 1989, 36), and believes that the essence of the Greek gods is their pure limitation and undivided absoluteness.
Irena's transformation, preceded by her father's merging into the death march of other Jews, asserts the absoluteness of the divide.
It may be difficult to see what meaning goodness has if it is taken in an absolute sense, without any relativity, but what critics of this absoluteness overlook is that goodness likewise becomes meaningless the moment it is reduced to relativity.
One of them spun down the stairs, not too fast, no, but with such consistency, such certainty, such absoluteness, that I never would have been able to catch up with her.
Taruskin insists on the absoluteness of this distinction.
It is also about the awesome power of modern weapons of war being unleashed and how the technologically advanced B-29 Superfortress bomber was used in a strategic bombing campaign of Japan to usher in a new era of modern warfare--a new type of war, one of such complexity and absoluteness, as never before seen or envisioned by mankind, where in a brief moment, in a solitary explosion and blinding flash of light, wrought by a single bomb, an estimated 71,000 people were silenced forever.