This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

formative

Head Word icon
formative

formative Sentence Examples

  • An organism was to him something controlled by a formative organizing principle.

    30
    19
  • When this stage was reached the formative age of feudalism may be considered at an end.

    18
    16
  • But we may say that the formative age was over when these features of the system had combined to be its characteristic marks.

    11
    10
  • The formative principle or force of the world is said to contain the several rational germinal forms of things.

    11
    14
  • While the political element in the development of the Hanseatic League must not be underestimated, it was not so formative as the economic. The foundation was laid for the growth of German towns along the southern shore of the Baltic by the great movement of German colonization of Slavic territory east of the Elbe.

    10
    11
  • In any case, however, this myth has exercised a formative influence on the conception of Antichrist.

    10
    12
  • Beyond this, he eloquently pleaded the cause of painting as a distinct art, which Lessing in his desire to mark off the formative arts from poetry and music had confounded with sculpture.

    8
    8
  • The questions which lived in the earlier and more formative period of his life concerned mainly the idea of the church, the historical interpretation of the documents which described the persons who had created the Christian religion, especially the person and work of its founder; but those most alive in his later and maturer time chiefly related to the philosophy of religion and ethics.

    8
    8
  • In the present survey we shall limit ourselves to the great formative periods in this literature - in Judaism to 200 B.C. t0 A.D.

    7
    12
  • To assign any specific date to the end of this formative age is of course impossible, but meaning by the end what has just been stated, we shall not be far wrong if we place it somewhere near the beginning of the 10th century.

    6
    4
  • In the settlement of labour disputes conciliatory methods were successful in the formative period, when the parties to disputes adopted customary attitudes of hostility and fought to the end unless they were reconciled by the Board to a final agreement or to an agreement to arbitrate.

    6
    6
  • The reason why at this level the walls must form an upright instead of an inverted cone, why the furnace must widen downward instead of narrowing, is, according to some metallurgists, that this shape is needed in order that, in spite of the pastiness of the slag in this formative period of incipient fusion, this layer may descend freely as the lower part of the column is gradually eaten away.

    6
    6
  • At successive moults the somites increase in number, new somites being added behind those already differentiated, from a formative zone in front of the telsonic region.

    6
    8
  • This modification is important, because it transfers the formative influence from the plastic substances to the protoplasm, suggesting that, the diverse constituents are produced (whether spontaneously or as the result of stimulation) as secretions by the protoplasm.

    6
    10
  • To this power the successful guidance of the Dominion through its critical formative period must be ascribed.

    5
    5
  • Thus there came into the fluctuating mass a strong movement and formative impulse, and the individual systems and sects sprang up like mushrooms from this soil.

    5
    5
  • gemmae, chlamydospores, resting-cells, cysts, &c.; (3) carpospores, produced by a more or less complex formative process, often in special fructifications, and subserving either or both multiplication and persistence, e.g.

    5
    5
  • In each bundle, separating the xylem and phloem, is a layer of meristem or active formative tissue, known as cambium; by the formation of a layer of cambium between the bundles (interfascicular cambium) a complete ring is formed, and a regular periodical increase in thickness results from it by the development of xylem on the inside and phloem on the outside.

    5
    5
  • But all forms by which thought holds sensations in unity (the formative or synthetic elements of language) had their place assigned in a system where one leads up to and passes over into another.

    5
    6
  • The line of inquiry has thus been directed to ascertaining what formative relation subsists among these species and genera, the last link of the argument reaching to the relation between man and the lower creatures preceding him in time.

    5
    7
  • Rather under the influence of the great formative Christian conceptions he parted gradually with the eschatology he had inherited from Judaism, and entered on a progressive development, in the course of which the heterogeneous elements were for the most part silently dropped.

    5
    8
  • The development of periderm was a constant feature, and this tissue attained a great thickness, consisting chiefly of a phelloderm, produced on the inner side of the formative layer, and no doubt subserving a mechanical function.

    5
    8
  • Its manifoldness is not then to be taken as excluding its fundamental unity; the divisions which our ordinary perception and thought introduce into it have not absolute validity, but are to be interpreted as the outcome of the single formative energy or complex of forces which is the inner aspect, the soul of nature.

    4
    4
  • natures by relegating to the divine Logos the formative and controlling agency.

    4
    7
  • This group of ideas culminated in the Logos of Philo, expressing the world of divine ideas which God first of all creates and which becomes the mediating and formative power between the absolute and transcendent deity and passive formless matter, transmuted thereby into a rational, ordered universe.

    4
    8
  • The formative force in this process of evolution (or " metamorphosis ") is conceived as an intellectual principle (idee generatrice).

    3
    6
  • Beyerinck has, in fact, gone so far as to speak of formative enzymes.

    3
    6
  • With his wife, he was instrumental in organizing women's work upon a sound basis, and he did not a little for the healthful regulation of Anglican sisterhoods during the formative period in which this was particularly necessary.

    3
    6
  • Robinet thus laid the foundation of that view of the world as wholly vital, and as a progressive unfolding of a spiritual formative principle, which was afterwards worked out by Schelling.

    3
    8
  • All organic forms are at bottom but one organization, and the inorganic world shows the same formative activity in various degrees or potences.

    2
    6
  • The arrangement of the conducting tissue in the stem is characteristic; a transverse section of the very young stem shows a nunber of distinct conducting strands - vascular bundles - arranged in a ring round the pith; these soon become united to form a closed ring of bast and wood, separated by a layer of formative tissue (cambium).

    2
    6
  • The first, from 1800 to 1835, was formative, mainly influenced by English philosophy, semi-supernatural, imperfectly rationalistic, devoted to philanthropy and practical Christianity.

    2
    6
  • Fresh cork is formed each season by an active formative layer below the layer developed last season, which generally peels off.

    2
    6
  • Lachmann), a group of Prolarge "sack pusule" discharging tozoa, characterized as Mastigo through a tube by pore o; c.p., hora provided with two flagella, " collective pusule discharging p p at o, and surrounded by a ring the one anterior extended in loco of formative " or " daughter motion, the other coiled round pusules"; n, nucleus.

    2
    6
  • Tilak's formative part in the cult of Indian unrest is shown in the Report of the Rowlatt Sedition Committee, 1918.

    2
    6
  • His free use of relating concepts, that of sameness, for instance, bears no impress of his theory of the general notion, and it is possible to put out of sight the fact that, taken in conjunction with his nominalism, it raises the whole issue of the possibility of the equivocal generation of formative principles from the given contents of the individual consciousness, in any manipulation of which they are already implied.

    1
    3
  • Haeckel distinguished autogeny and plasmogeny, applying the former term when the formative fluid in which the first living matter was supposed to arise was inorganic and the latter when it was organic, i.e.

    1
    3
  • Few Englishmen have exercised so formative and controlling an influence on European thought and opinion as Ames.

    1
    3
  • Even the most delicate tissues, such as cambium and phloem, the endosperm of seeds, or the formative tissue of the growing-point, are frequently preserved cell for cell, both in calcareous and silicious material.

    1
    4
  • God knows, I've seen the bastards before, in their formative years.

    0
    0
  • H2 Noted by several staff focusing on lack of progress with formative assessment.

    0
    0
  • B3 is developed through self assessment of assignments, staff feedback on formative assignments, and student self-appraisal.

    0
    0
  • most camellias need little attention, tho some young plants benefit from formative pruning while older plants may need renovation.

    0
    0
  • The Great God and Great Goddess personified the cataclysm of creation and the formative Universe.

    0
    0
  • The issues to be included in the questionnaire and interview would be clarified through formative evaluation while the course proceeded.

    0
    0
  • This call for learner involvement in formative and summative evaluation, however, proves problematic on two counts.

    0
    0
  • Extraordinary tho this may seem, Newton's formative years were by no means exceptional.

    0
    0
  • After each consultation the GP gives immediate formative feedback to the student about specific skills and the way the consultation was managed.

    0
    0
  • Throughout these formative years MY peers went on to become key industry figureheads.

    0
    0
  • In addition, it can be used to provide useful formative as well as summative information to students.

    0
    0
  • The assessment strategy has an adequate formative and diagnostic function.

    0
    0
  • These include written formative and summative tests to monitor and advance progress, essays and seminar presentations and continuous practical assessment.

    0
    0
  • There are ways to make summative assessment more formative, and to get students to take formative tasks seriously.

    0
    0
  • formative assessment takes place within the course rather than at the end.

    0
    0
  • formative feedback will also be given on practice tapes in the context of small group supervision.

    0
    0
  • formative evaluation, nor are outcomes limited to summative evaluations.

    0
    0
  • formative written assignment.

    0
    0
  • formative influences were the contemporary greats of the folk revival.

    0
    0
  • formative stages, with some ongoing genomic research.

    0
    0
  • In addition, however, there will be three purely formative methods of assessment: .

    0
    0
  • Most likely, the student has learned their current reading method at a very formative age - probably on their mother's knee.

    0
    0
  • Assessment is not only evaluative; it is also formative and diagnostic.

    0
    0
  • Their function is primarily formative, setting objectives for the day-to-day process of learning throughout the course.

    0
    0
  • Closer to home, another Scottish architect is playing an equally formative role in Scotland's political foundations.

    0
    0
  • It had also revealed the still formative, transitory, and potentially transformative nature of artists' networks in local, national and global contexts.

    0
    0
  • formative in nature but will assist the summative assessments.

    0
    0
  • formative in the sense that it will shape the modification of these programs and interventions.

    0
    0
  • G.R. Driver suggests that lz)z( may have been derived from the Arabic 'azâzu(n) 'rough ground' to which a formative lamed was added 5.

    0
    0
  • David completely agrees with the concept that appraisal must be developmental and formative, not managerial and punitive.

    0
    0
  • mention by one respondent of online formative assessment.

    0
    0
  • The course will adopt an analytical rather than a narrative approach to this formative period in the history of the medieval papacy.

    0
    0
  • He has also had a formative role in developing an Islamic seminary in Britain.

    0
    0
  • The same formative element appears in the adjective Mons Massicus, and the names Glanica and Marica belonging to the Auruncan district, with Graviscae in south Etruria, and a few other names in central Italy (see " I due strati nella popolazione Indo-Europea dell' Italia Antica," in the Atti del Congresso Internazionale di Scienze Storiche, Rome, 1903, p. 17).

    0
    0
  • Thus, though he looked on species as fixed, being the realization of an unchanging formative principle (c0vis), he seems, as Ueberweg observes, to have inclined to entertain the possibility of a spontaneous generation in the case of the lowest organisms.

    0
    0
  • One of Harvey's prime objects is to defend and establish, on the basis of direct observation, the opinion already held by Aristotle, that, in the higher animals at any rate, the formation of the new organism by the process of generation takes place, not suddenly, by simultaneous accretion of rudiments of all or the most important of the organs of the adult, nor by sudden metamorphosis of a formative substance into a miniature of the whole, which subsequently grows, but by epigenesis, or successive differentiation of a relatively homogeneous rudiment into the parts and structures which are characteristic of the adult.

    0
    0
  • While he should continue to grow steadily throughout his formative years, there will be periods of time in which he will gain weight and inches more rapidly than others.

    0
    0
  • Your daughter's childhood is a pivotal stage in her life, marking her formative years.

    0
    0
  • Babies born between 1952-1957, often called the peak years of the Baby Boom, grew up with the decade of the 1960s as their formative years.

    0
    0
  • Children born during the middle six years of the Baby Boom had a different set of experiences in the 1960s, which were their formative years.

    0
    0
  • This condition usually appears at about the age of 12 months when breast-feeding is discontinued, but it can develop at any time during a child's formative years.

    0
    0
  • These questions can often be the most emotional, because you are taking him back to the formative years - which can be both good or bad, wistful, painful, or happy.

    0
    0
  • Since your toddler is having enough trouble walking on his own, there's no need to make his formative years more of a struggle, right?

    0
    0
  • Likewise, yoga teachers trained at the center claim that it is a formative experience in every way, not just in learning to teach yoga.

    0
    0
  • His formative years weren't easy, as one of five children who were shuttled between various friends and relatives.

    0
    0
  • Smallville, a television series first broadcast in 2001, follows the formative years of young Clark Kent, played by Tom Welling, through his high school adventures and then on to his first experiences working at the Daily Planet.

    0
    1
  • clinical formative: A patient assessment in the mentors clinic.

    0
    2
  • His name is formed from a root div, meaning " bright," which appears in other Aryan languages as a formative part of divine names, such as the Sanskrit Dydus, " sky "; Latin Diovis, Jovis, Diespiter, divus; Old English Tiw; Norse Tyr.

    0
    3
  • Ross wrote: "So may he (Sir Thomas Browne) doubt whether in cheese and timber worms are generated; or if beetles and wasps in cows' dung; or if butterflies, locusts, grasshoppers, shell-fish, snails, eels, and such like, be procreated of putrefied matter, which is apt to receive the form of that creature to which it is by formative power disposed.

    0
    3
  • This is the great social fact - the failure of government to perform one of its most primary duties, the necessity of finding some substitute in private life - extending in greater or less degree through the whole formative period of feudalism, which explains the transformation of institutions that brought it into existence.

    0
    5
Browse other sentences examples →