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single

(sing′gl) [L. singulus, individual, single]
1. Indivisible.
2. Unique.
3. Unmarried.
4. Lone; alone.
5. One only.
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Karleen Dee decided that society's view of singleness missed the mark, and that this negative connotation of singleness was wrong.
So as the World Council of Churches (WCC) plans its Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, these are some of the words and ideas that spring to my mind as reflecting the common pilgrimage experience that crosses the boundaries of different religions: place, purpose, challenges, transformation, travelling light, travelling with others (sometimes many others within the community of faith), vulnerability, singleness of heart, ordeal, and offering.
Robbins: values and objectives, risk tolerance and innovation, personal initiative, singleness of action, integration and orientation to teamwork, support by management and colleagues, control, identity, tolerance of conflicts and communication [3].
She shows how academia implicates itself in marginalizing single women's experience and the female singleness as a subversive alternative to "life course" assumptions about women's agency and moral worth.
As I approach my fifty-fifth year on this terra firma, I have come to accept the singleness which God has called me to, even to see it as a cross I must bear.
LANI ROSE R DIZON DOHA Prolonged singleness among women, either unwanted or an active choice, is a complex issue.
He reiterated, "you will require singleness of purpose and commitment to understand what needs to be done for protecting and sustaining the
The Governing Council remains firmly committed to preserving the singleness of its monetary policy and to ensuring the proper transmission of the policy stance to the real economy throughout the euro area," he went on.
The plot carried me from the decades of singleness to those of courting to those of the ultimate "becoming" of the American wife.
The first volume, published the year after Fearnley's death, contains a piece of advice to young artists which has often been seized upon as the starting point for the Pre-Raphaelites but might equally serve as Fearnley's epitaph: "Go to Nature in all singleness of heart.
Is it an issue for the ECB to address regional problems in giving up the singleness of monetary policy or is it an issue for national governments?
YeE-ilday- says that "the individual might have feelings such as worthlessness and loneliness" in the case of long-term singleness.