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emptiness

emptiness Sentence Examples

  • It did little to fill the emptiness within her.

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  • From the alighting board, instead of the former spirituous fragrant smell of honey and venom, and the warm whiffs of crowded life, comes an odor of emptiness and decay mingling with the smell of honey.

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  • It is emptiness, the void where the universe evolved from.

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  • And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.

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  • Part of this personality disorder includes a constant feeling of emptiness that the person tries to fill by clinging onto other people.

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  • To me, that's a function of a very deep emptiness and suggests serious neglect in childhood-maybe some abuse, but mostly neglect."

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  • However, what is interesting to note is that the fat content of the milk is porportional to the emptiness of the breast.

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  • On the horizon you could see an endless expanse of emptiness.

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  • Impulsive actions, persistent feelings of boredom or emptiness, and intense anger outbursts are other traits of this disorder.

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  • This misdirected will is punished by finding that the objects after which it thirsts are in truth vanity and emptiness.

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  • If the days were filled with flattery, the nights were filled with emptiness.

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  • was to marry a Spanish princess, who was to renounce her claims to the Spanish succession if her dowry was paid, which Mazarin knew could not happen at present from the emptiness of the Spanish exchequer.

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  • He was thankful he couldn't see down as he inched his way around a large boulder with only emptiness below.

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  • It of course symbolizes the emptiness of Volpone's love which is nothing more than carnal lust in fancy dress.

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  • The emptiness which is a mere negation is not the highest, final emptiness.

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  • Although of modest elevation it does command a splendid view northeastwards across Loch Tulla to the stark emptiness of Rannoch Moor beyond.

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  • phenomenology of perception reduces a named object to an entity in consciousness punctuated by emptiness.

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  • Spiritual death is their goal and their cackling laugh now resounds in the echoing emptiness of human souls.

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  • They must be pitilessly unmasked in all their mischievous emptiness.

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  • This conviction of the emptiness of terms and abstract notions, and of the fulness of individual life, has enabled Lotze to combine in his writings the two courses into which German philosophical thought had been moving since the death of its great founder, Leibnitz.

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  • And yet, notwithstanding the general emptiness of their ritualistic discussions and mystic speculations, "there are passages in the Brahmanas full of genuine thought and feeling, and most valuable as pictures of life, and as records of early struggles, which have left no trace in the literature of other nations" (M.

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  • He believes in an allpowerful but indifferent God, and is himself an observer of society, standing aloof from its passions and ambitions, and interested only in pointing out their emptiness.

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  • Marsilius of Padua and John of Jandun, though they had both reason to be grateful for the benefits of John XXII., chose this moment to demonstrate, by plausible arguments, the supremacy of the Empire, its independence of the Holy See, and the emptiness of the prerogatives "usurped" by the sovereign pontiffs - a demonstration naturally calculated to give them a claim on the gratitude of the German sovereign.

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  • Machiavelli had formed for himself a prose style, equalled by no one but by Guicciardini in his minor works, which was far removed from the emptiness of the latinizing humanists and the trivialities of the Italian purists.

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  • No publicist who deals as largely in: eneral propositions has ever been as free from truisms; no one h ever treated great themes with so much elevation, and yet -en so wholly secured against the pitfalls of emptiness and the ague.

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