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Definitions of creation

  1. the event that occurred at the beginning of something; " from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
  2. everything that exists anywhere; " they study the evolution of the universe"; " the biggest tree in existence"
  3. ( theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
  4. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
  5. the human act of creating
  6. an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
  7. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; " she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; " the foundation of a new scientific society"; " he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
  8. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.
  9. That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature.
  10. The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.
  11. The act of making, forming, or originating; the thing made, formed, or originated.
  12. The act of creating, esp. the universe: that which is created, the world, the universe.
  13. Act of creating; that which is created; the universe.
  14. The act of creating; that which is created; the universe.
  15. The act of creating, especially the world; the things created; the world; the universe; the act of investing with a new character.
  16. The act of creating the world; the world itself; the universe.
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Quotes of creation

  1. The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence. – William Ames
  2. If we admit a thing so extraordinary as the creation of this world, it should seem that we admit something strange, and odd, and new to human apprehension, beyond any other miracle whatsoever. – George Berkeley
  3. Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation but for life satisfaction. – Arthur C. Brooks
  4. Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co -operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us- an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation – E. Stanley Jones
  5. The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. – Carl Jung
  6. A company like DreamWorks, all we do is make product. That's all we do. We don't own distribution. We are purely in the creation of content. – Jeffrey Katzenberg
  7. Music is the harmonious voice of creation an echo of the invisible world. – Giuseppe Mazzini
  8. In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education. – Russell Means
  9. Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico, we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon. – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
  10. The process of creation goes on all the time. When I get through, I feel I know what the character will do in every situation. But the building up of the part is not mechanical or deliberate. It grows out of the text. – Donald Pleasence
  11. The Preparatory Commission held a total of four sessions, the last of which took place just under two years after its creation from 31 January to 14 February 1967. – Alfonso G. Robles
  12. Jehovah created the earth and therefore it is his by right of creation – Joseph Franklin Rutherford
  13. A common creation demands a common sacrifice, and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour of a constructed international language is the fact that it is equally foreign, or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities. – Edward Sapir
  14. The Church is the new creation it is life and joy, it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share the ultimate purpose of God, made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament. – Rowan D. Williams
  15. The world's creation has a beginning from the world's point of view, not from God's. – Rowan D. Williams

Usage examples for creation

  1. All creation wept that hour, for Christ was on the Cross. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  2. This is a creation – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. He offers an explanation, different from Aristotle's, of the creation of the world. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  4. Thus these two most powerful forces in the creation of character, the Church and the School, lose their hold upon youth at the same time. – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  5. We must think because we were given something to think with, ages ago, at the time of our creation – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  6. The people of the Far West have thrown themselves into the work, we cannot say of restoration, but rather of creation of woodland, with much of the passionate energy which marks their action in reference to other modes of physical improvement. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  7. It is proper creation – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  8. For the first time in a week he felt at one with creation – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. As to my feeling for Willems it was but the regard one cannot help having for one's own creation – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  10. 12; and not to know the nature of this creation was, for a teacher in Israel, the highest disgrace, John iii. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  11. The words spoken are not his creation yet he, too, must appropriate them by what may be called a creative process before he can understand them. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  12. Let the whole creation praise Thee, O Thou Lord of the world! – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  13. It will be a great joy to me to grasp your creation through your immediate aid. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  14. A creation of British rule. – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  15. This perplexing specimen is totally different from any species of our animal creation – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  16. No more lords of creation Denny. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  17. Some people don't think much of the creation of man nowadays. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  18. Where in creation was the Present? – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  19. All that was necessary for the creation of character was to fit these pieces of the moral type together again in a different way, and to breathe the spirit of genius into the new creation – John Lyly by John Dover Wilson
  20. " Sing the Creation said the Vision. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Rhymes for creation

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