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Definitions of unconditioned

  1.   not established by conditioning or learning; " an unconditioned reflex"
  2.   Not subject to condition or limitations; infinite; absolute; hence, inconceivable; incogitable.
  3.   Not conditioned or subject to conditions; unconditional.
  4.   That which is unconditioned.
  5.   Having no limiting principle, and therefore unthinkable.
  6.   without conditions or limitations; " a total ban"

Usage examples for unconditioned

  1. Her entrance examination was unconditioned – Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days by Nell Speed
  2. Hector, he who is without- unconfined, unconditioned by Nature, yet its husband? ” – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  3. Simply in that, though applied to an object of the senses, it has yet all the marks of the Idea of Reason,- it is universal, necessary, free, unconditioned it is judged as if it were perfect, and so fulfills those demands of reason which elsewhere in the world of sense are unsatisfied. ” – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  4. And, as Kant rightly taught, this experience forces us inevitably to think of a Necessary, Absolute, Unconditioned Being, on whom these all depend. ” – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  5. The lack of any fixed cycle of daylight and darkness on their planet had left them unconditioned to any regular sleeping- and- waking rhythm. ” – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  6. He Who is not ashamed to call us brethren has profoundly modified the Church's conception of Jehovah, the Eternal, Absolute and Unconditioned – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  7. Without qualification Schleicher declared languages to be natural organisms which originated unconditioned by the human will, developed according to definite laws, grow old and die; they also are characterised by that series of phenomena which we designate by the term 'Life. ” – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  8. So against the proposition that conduct is ultimately the conditioned expression of one aspect of the cosmic order, there is the counter- proposition that intentional action is the unconditioned expression of absolutely free beings, and is what it is because of the selective action of an undetermined will. ” – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
  9. If it were of any value in itself, something unconditioned its end would not be non- existence. ” – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  10. According to him, the unconditioned is inconceivable: in other words, of the Absolute and Infinite we have no conception at all. ” – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  11. It was no mere dispute in the practical art of politics that engaged them, but a cosmic conflict between the unconditioned good and the powers of darkness. ” – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  12. It is an argument founded upon Sir William Hamilton's philosophy of the Unconditioned – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  13. On such a day the imagination is released from bounds, individuality is lost, and space becomes absolute- the soul touches the poles of the infinite and the unconditioned – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  14. It is that of pure and unconditioned Being- the One- the Absolute. ” – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  15. Man cannot find rest save in communion with a supreme Reality free from all imperfections and limitations; and such a Reality can be found in nothing less than the Unconditioned Absolute. ” – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  16. Such ideas do not spring up uncaused and unconditioned in vacant space. ” – On Compromise by John Morley
  17. But property is my property only when I hold it unconditionally: only I, as unconditioned ego, have property, enter a relation of love, carry on free trade. ” – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  18. But when Mr. Rodd leaves the problem of the Unconditioned to take care of itself, and makes no attempt to solve the mysteries of the Ego and the non- Ego, he is very pleasant reading indeed. ” – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  19. You mustn't frighten her by discussing the Absolute and the Unconditioned or bore her by talking about Aristotle's Politics, or the revolutions in Corcyra. ” – Philistia by Grant Allen
  20. At the same time Spencer was able to attain to some knowledge of his Unknowable, concluding, for instance, in spite of the antithesis between subject and object, never to be transcended while consciousness lasts, that " it is one and the same Ultimate Reality that is manifested to us subjectively and objectively"; that while " the manifestations, as occurring either in ourselves or outside of us, do not persist: that which persists is the Unknown Cause of these manifestations"-" an unconditioned Reality without beginning or end." ” – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson