Essays Tagged: "Dictionary"


'Habitat' As defined in the dictionary, 'A place where a plant or an animal naturally occurs', an animals habitat is a vital par ...

(1 pages) 71 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"I Do" or "Please Don't". Same-sex marriage debate.

h other to prove their commitments to one another for the future? Yes, but there is more. Webster's Dictionary defines marriage as: 'a) the state of being joined together as husband an ...

(5 pages) 376 3 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

U.S. Economy

of the fact that we live in a market economy.BodyJust about every definition of the 'market' in the dictionary connotes an oppurtunity as a place where goods are bought and sold.(cite dict.) As an abs ...

(7 pages) 697 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

How could the Holocaust have beet prevented

ut a period of time, not so long ago, known as 'The Holocaust.' A holocaust, according to Webster's dictionary, is 'a complete destruction by fire' (Stadtler, 1). In Europe, during this period, there ...

(9 pages) 338 4 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hamlet's Madness

eone mad merely because they are different, and do they in return see the same about the world? The dictionary defines madness as,"1. the state of being mad; insanity.2. senseless folly.3. frenzy; rag ...

(3 pages) 241 1 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Macbeth : Tragic Hero

The most recent meaning of the word Tragic Hero as defined by Microsoft Worksdictionary is 'A hero of noble stature whose fortunes are reversed as a result of weakness.'Many cha ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

"Night" by Elie Weisel

Religion 110-08March 18, 1996To suffer, as defined in the dictionary, means to undergo or feel pain or great distress.Another way to say it is to sustain inju ...

(3 pages) 115 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Civil Rebuttal (not revolt)

observational means.Through this most specific definition given to us respectively by Sir Webster's dictionary, I choose in my best interest to refrain to you just what the meaning of philosophy is. I ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Reclaiming the lost virtues in America

one can achieve this goal is if parents start teaching and demonstrating respect to their kids. The dictionary defines respect as- "to have regard for the quality of a person" or "to refrain from obtr ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.8 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


lieve that we are better off without those. Please let me explain in the following report.Webster's dictionary defines abortion as "the expulsion of a nonviable fetus." Abortion might possibly be the ...

(5 pages) 152 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

An Analytical Essay of Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury.

le I feel is important for religious purposes. An encyclopedia, because no one can know too much. A dictionary, because we all need to look up words one at time or another, a copy of Fahrenheit 451, b ... thousands of words that we only wished we knew, for those words we do not know, we often rely on a Dictionary, yet the people in Fahrenheit 451, could not. I feel that the people in Fahrenheit 451 do ...

(4 pages) 201 2 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The definiton of civilized

All Things are RelativeThe dictionary defines civilized as 'advanced in social customs, art, andscience'. The keyword here is s ...

(2 pages) 55 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


press his or her thought processes through hand gestures, writing and verbalization. The "Webster's Dictionary" defines it as "expression of one's own personality or emotion." Sometimes, people use ha ... yes. When people express an idea or a thought to someone else, they move theirhands. The "Webster's Dictionary" defines gestures as "a motion of the body made to express thoughts or to emphasize speec ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


DepressionDepression, it is defined by Webster's Unabridged Edition Dictionary as: in psychology, an emotional condition, either normal or pathological, characterized b ... are Psychoanalysis and Psychopharmacology.Psychoanalysis is defined by Webster's Unabridged Edition Dictionary as: a method developed by Freud and others, of treating neuroses and some other disorders ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

erry Finn" cynicism is used in ways of mockery and attitudes toward society. According to Webster's dictionary the word Cynic or Cynical is defined as "one who attributes all actions into selfish moti ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Multiculturalism in the US

an American? This question is very difficult to answer. According to the Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary the definition is: American: adj. 1. Pertaining to the United States of America. 2. perta ...

(3 pages) 658 17 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Problem Solving (Math)

e sure you know what theproblem is asking. If you don't know the meaning of a word, look it up in a dictionary.Second, sort out information that is not needed. Third, devise a plan. Even guesses havet ...

(2 pages) 233 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Euthansia Addressing the pros and cons of the issue of ethunasia in the United States. Should the practice be out lawed?

d euthanasia was derived from the Greek words eu means "good" and thanatos means "death". Webster's dictionary defines the word as 'the intentional termination of life by another at the explicit reque ... , ed. Euthanasia: opposing viewpoints. Greenhaven Press, Inc. 19892. Bolander, D. Instant quotation dictionary. Little Falls: Career Publishing, Inc. 19873. Colesanto, D. "The right-to-die controversy ...

(6 pages) 309 3 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hemispheric asymmetry of the cerebral cortex

is topic in more detail I found it to be quite broad and yet very detailed. I found that I needed a dictionary to be able to read all of the medical journals and books that are out there, to be able t ...

(7 pages) 158 1 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Secrets. We Have Them, We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them? Refers to "The scarlet letter" by Hawthorne

Secrets. We Have Them, We Hide Them, but Can We Live With Them?Deception is defined by Webster's Dictionary as the art of misrepresentation. Throughout the history of mankind, the use of deception ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne