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Antonyms for nameable

ordinary, routine, prosaic, unremarkable, unmemorable, average, forgettable, unexceptional, run-of-the-mill, standard.

Usage examples for nameable

  1. " Pure contemplation," he proceeds, " is negative, being occupied with no sensible image, no distinct and nameable idea; it stops only at the purely intellectual and abstract idea of being." – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  2. The only remaining class of Nameable Things is Attributes; and these are of three kinds, Quality, Relation, and Quantity. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  3. We shall, therefore, proceed to the two remaining classes of nameable things; all things which are external to the mind being considered as belonging either to the class of Substances or to that of Attributes. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  4. This celestial joy is, fundamentally, a question of the enduring of some un- nameable energy. – The Prodigal Returns by Lilian Staveley
  5. Now as there are here three distinct nameable theories, it is necessary, if the term " Cosmic Theism" is to be justified as an appropriate term, that the particular theory which it designates should be shown to be in its essence theistic- i. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  6. We shall commence with Feelings, the simplest class of nameable things; the term Feeling being of course understood in its most enlarged sense. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  7. Perhaps his soul could have told what they knew and what they concealed; but he was unwilling to drag it all out into the realm of known, nameable things. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  8. Hence there is at least one nameable way in which, even in accordance with observed facts, a Supreme Mind could be competent to direct the phenomena of observable nature. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  9. But we are not necessarily restricted to the limits of the nameable in this matter, so that it is of no argumentative importance whether or not this suggested method is the method which the supposed Mind actually adopts, seeing that there may still be other possible methods, which, nevertheless, we are unable to suggest. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  10. With this result we may conclude this portion of our subject, and pass to the third and only remaining class or division of Nameable Things. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  11. They are also puzzled by the lack of a certain something missing in work which otherwise possesses every nameable quality of literary excellence. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  12. Her submission was naturally, moreover, not to be impaired by her learning later on that he had paid at short intervals, though at a time apparently just previous to her own emergence from the obscurity of extreme youth, three separate visits to New York, where his nameable friends and his contrasted contacts had been numerous. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James