Essays Tagged: "Merriam Webster Dictionary"

Punk Music in North America

appeals to people who are either bored or dissatisfied with the way the world works. In The Merriam Webster Dictionary the definition of the word punk is; a young inexperienced person or a pet ...

(3 pages) 161 3 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Software Piracy, and current issues realting to the topic.

s, with new technology the pirates have an easier chance.Who is a software pirate? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary a software pirate is someone who commits the unauthorized use of another' ...

(9 pages) 285 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ecstasy- History, effects (positive & negative), public opinions

about the rave drug that causes them to feel a wide range of emotions Originally, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, ecstasy denoted a trancelike condition marked by loss of rationality and ... ense delight. Strangely enough, someone decided that this would be a good name for an illegal drug. Merriam-Webster defines Ecstasy, the drug, as "a synthetic amphetamine analogue C11H15NO2 used illic ...

(4 pages) 102 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Analysis and Comparison of the Themes of "Beowulf", "The Odyssey" and Other Related Epics

An epic is best described by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as a long narrativepoem in elevated style recounting the deeds of a legen ...

(10 pages) 142 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Women and Sexism.

. A Work of Artifice by Piercy, M.... and Hamlet by Shakespeare, W.What is sexism? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary sexism is 1: prejudice or discrimination based on sex; especially: discri ...

(4 pages) 226 3 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

This essay is about how the concept of the "social construction of reality" is incorrect because of women and elderly athlete participation.

an be athletes. What is sexism? This should be the next question we ask ourselves. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on sex. The Senior Olympics ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The title is "Indecisivness" Talks about why decisions are so hard to make.

ich arises is whether or not Ethan should stay in his comfort zone, or to take a risk. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, comfort is defined as "a feeling of relief or encouragement." Ethan's co ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Euthanasia information piece.

or his actions involved with euthanasia. He has assisted in the deaths of hundreds of patients. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines euthanasia as "the act or practice of killing or permitting the d ...

(4 pages) 90 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The Theme of Alienation in The Count of Monte Cristo, Invisible Man, Steppenwolf, Not Like Other Boys, and The Outsiders.

AlienationThe Merriam Webster dictionary defines alienation as "a withdraw or separation of a person or a person's ... separation of a person or a person's affections from an object or position of former attachment." (Merriam Webster Dictionary, "alienation") As one explores literature related to the topic of alienat ... n of reactions that leaves both the character themself and society damaged.Works Cited"Alienation." Merriam Webster Online. (24 May 2003)Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Mont ...

(6 pages) 38 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compassion - An Important Value History of China

t of who he is and what the emperor stands for, is his desire to be compassionate, or as defined by Merriam Webster Dictionary, sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Should mothers to be have a right to abortion?

mpanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus, as stated in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. In society today the number of aborted babies each year is increasing ra ...

(4 pages) 72 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Lessons learned from the holocaust

Can the Holocaust be defined? The Holocaust is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as the deliberate and systematic killing of European Jews and others by t ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Making Marriage Successful

y, marriage is viewed as a beautiful experience that two people are able to share. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary OnLine, marriage is "an intimate or close union." Usually, everyone who b ... ted to her spouse she truly is. Commitment is an agreement or pledge to do something in the future (Merriam-Webster Dictionary OnLine). What one does to nurture the relationship with her spouse is cer ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Using Conflict for organisational benefit

des the opportunity for resolution, and carries significant consequences if it is not resolved. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines conflict as the "competitive or opposing action of incompatibles ...

(51 pages) 1187 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

William James "The Will to Believe", Book IX

night. Today morals have turned into an adjective that can be used in any sentence at any time. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines morals as "conforming to a standard of right behavior." William J ...

(6 pages) 119 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Mice of Men

doings.Innocence is such a precious gift. For those who do not know what exactly innocence is, the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines innocence as, "freedom from guilt or sin through being unacquaint ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Modern Day Hester Prynne; "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Modern Day Hester Prynne The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines shunning as "to avoid deliberately and especially habitually." Th ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.5 Apr/2004

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

The Affect of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia

stern Asia, between Thailand and Vietnam. 90% of the people in Cambodia are Khmer. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, Khmer means a member of an aboriginal people of Cambodia. The other 10% ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Conflict ManagementIn the Merriam-Webster dictionary, conflict is defined as "a: competitive or opposing action of incompatibl ... mpatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands c: fight, battle, war."(Merriam-Webster online dictionary) Conflict can occur in any place at any time. According to the UOP ... 3.pdf. 2003. Online Dictionary copyright © 2004 by Merriam-Webster, IncorporatedConflict Man ...

(13 pages) 252 0 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Never Suffer A Witch to Live: Sociological Aspects of the fall of Paganism

ds our spirituality? Even more pertinent what is religion?        According to the Merriam- Webster dictionary religion is 'a cause, principle, or system of beliefs held to with ardor ... 1, 2003 from the World Wide Web: Webster (2003). Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved on February 15, 2003from the World ...

(9 pages) 49 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology