Inexplicable sentence example

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  • Inexplicable anger at the politician surged through her.
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  • Maybe he sought her out for some inexplicable reason.
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  • At any rate this hypothesis suggests an explanation of many hitherto inexplicable facts.
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  • We have also the inner sense of consciousness which is inexplicable by body alone.
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  • Inexplicable relief overshadowed the usual annoyance at that idea.
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  • Such an expectation of persecution is inexplicable from Nero's time.
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  • More vexing than the inexplicable medical miracle was the creature that did it.
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  • This would be inexplicable if Eph.
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  • And now an astounding and still inexplicable thing happened.
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  • Yet the next move in the struggle was a hollow reconciliation between the combatantsa most inexplicable act on both sides.
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  • Inexplicable scenes tore through her mind too fast for her to focus on any one of them.
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  • It may further be added that materialism can be shown to be an inadequate philosophy in its attempts to account even for the physical universe, for this is inexplicable without the assumption of mind distinct from, and directive of, matter.
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  • The entire revolution which much of his policy underwent in order to effect this object bears too close a resemblance to the sudden and inexplicable changes of front habitual to placemen of the Tadpole 'stamp to be altogether pleasant to contemplate in a politician of pure aims and lofty ambition.
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  • (Whether one calls the unknowable a revealed mystery or an unexplained and inexplicable fact makes little difference.) William Paley (1743-1805) borrows from many writers; he borrows Lardner's learning and Butler's " particular evidence for Christianity," viz.
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  • Such love of virtue Mill holds to be in a sense natural, though not an ultimate and inexplicable fact of human nature; it is to be explained by the " Law of Association " of feelings and ideas, through which objects originally desired as a means to some further end come to be directly pleasant or desirable.
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  • And the need which most philosophers have felt for some philosophical foundation for morality arises, not from any desire to subordinate moral insight to speculative theory, but because the moral facts themselves are inexplicable except in the light of first principles which metaphysics alone can criticize.
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  • So great is this variation as to be inexplicable except on the view that the nature and proportions of the active principles vary greatly in different specimens.
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  • In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.
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  • Structures previously inexplicable were now explained as survivals from a past age, no longer useful though once of value.
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  • These results were unexpected, and, in fact, inexplicable by existing theories; and an examination of the telescope showed that the observed anomalies were not due to instrumental errors.
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  • "From village to village, from district to district, through hill-land and lowland, the signal - unexplained at the time, inexplicable still - sped; and in village after village, in district after district, the spreading of the signal was followed by the increased excitement of the people."
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  • Amongst the legitimate reasons for suspecting the correctness of a text are patent contradictions in a passage or its immediate neighbourhood, proved and inexplicable deviations from the standards for forms, constructions and usages (mere rarity or singularity is not enough), weak and purposeless repetitions of a word (if there is no reason for attributing these to the writer), violations of the laws of metre and rhythm as observed by the author, obvious breaks in the thought (incoherence) or disorderly sequence in the same (double or multiple incoherence).
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  • Gabriel was still reeling from the sudden, inexplicable changes in his mate and the admittance by Deidre that she had made a deal with Darkyn.
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  • gratitude is inexplicable apart from a particular relationship existing between two or more persons), and that these objects are objects of the moral consciousness alone.
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  • Such an end is accomplished either by means of pure thought or by a oneness of pure feeling, giving as results the theological or philosophical construction of the concept God, or a mystical ecstasy which is itself at once immediate, inexplicable and indescribable.
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  • There are in reality two species of substances, or entirely distinct things, those which are impenetrably resisting, and those which are conscious substances; and it is impossible to reduce bodies and souls to one another, because resistance is incompatible with the attributes of spirit, and consciousness inexplicable by the attributes of body.
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  • The spontaneous play of this sympathy he treats as an original and inexplicable fact of human nature, but he considers that its action is powerfully sustained by the pleasure that each man finds in the accord of his feelings with another's.
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  • Napoleon himself is no longer of any account; all his actions are evidently pitiful and mean, but again an inexplicable chance occurs.
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  • SPIRITUALISM, a term used by philosophical writers to denote the opposite of materialism, and also used in a narrower sense to describe the belief that the spiritual world manifests itself by producing in the physical world effects inexplicable by the known laws of nature.
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  • The step from Rienzi to Der fliegende Hollander is without parallel in the history of music, and would be inexplicable if Rienzi contained nothing good and if Der fliegende Hollander did not contain many reminiscences of the decline of Italian opera; but it is noticeable that in this case the lapses into vulgar music have a distinct dramatic value.
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  • Luxembourg defeated him after a sanguinary and resultless struggle, and William gained nothing by his inexplicable action: After the war Louis continued a course of aggression, absorbing frontier-towns in imperial or Spanish territory.
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  • He therefore concluded that all we know from the data of psychological idealism is impressions or sensations, ideas, and associations of ideas, making us believe without proof in substances and causes, together with " a certain unknown, inexplicable something as the cause of our preceptions."
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  • The physical cause which rendered this effort so painful probably accounts for the infrequency of his appearances in parliament, as well as for much that is otherwise inexplicable in his subsequent conduct.
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  • Progress is illusory; there is no satisfactory goal to which moral development inevitably tends; religion in which some take refuge when distressed by the inexplicable contradictions of moral conduct itself " contains and rests upon an element of make believe " (p. 489).
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  • that 1.2 and 1.6 should be ortho-positions, 1.3 and 1.5 meta-, and 1.4 para-, and following out the transformation on the Ladenburg formula, then an ortho-dioxyterephthalic acid (IV) should result, a fact denied by experience, and inexplicable unless we assume a wandering of atoms. Kekule's formula (III), on the other hand, is in full agreement (Baeyer).
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  • Against the date assigned to the opening verses of this chapter modern scholars can make no objection, but, if this be the date of the entire work, then many passages in it are hopelessly inexplicable; for the latter just as certainly demand a date subsequent to A.D.
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  • To the savage, death from natural causes is inexplicable.
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  • This apparently inexplicable flight is part of a pattern.
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  • over his son was, indeed, far greater than is commonly supposed, and it accounts for much in Charles XII.'s character which is otherwise inexplicable, for instance his precocious reserve and taciturnity, his dislike of everything French, and his inordinate contempt for purely diplomatic methods.
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  • It is not to be materialistic but ideal realism, because the physical and the psychical are inseparable parallels inexplicable by one another.
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  • Certainly no miracles occur, but there is enough of the wonderful and the inexplicable " (Das Wesen des Christentums, p. 18).
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  • It is important for us to know what were his ideas upon government, upon parliaments, prerogative, and so forth, since a knowledge of this will clear up much that would seem inexplicable in his life.
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  • And, too, the starling is suffering some inexplicable diminution in populace over the whole extent of our nation.
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  • I can hardly imagine anything more strange, more utterly inexplicable, than the situation in which I find myself.
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  • inexplicable mystery.
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  • inexplicable murder shake the group.
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  • The decision appears inexplicable to many senior rail managers who hold no brief for First.
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  • A curious lightness--a perfectly inexplicable buoyancy seemed to possess him.
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  • consumed by an inexplicable jealousy destroys everything around him, his family, his kingdom and himself.
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  • What lay behind Darwin's seemingly inexplicable reluctance to publish his views on this subject?
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  • Nevertheless, inexplicable footsteps are still heard in the locality.
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  • Experiment showed, however, that instead of only potash appearing at the negative electrode, hydrogen is also liberated; this is inexplicable by Berzelius's theory, but readily explained by the " hydrogen-acid " theory.
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  • This is one of many phenomena which have always remained inexplicable.
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  • Ranging from the cute to the inexplicable, instant message smileys are ever-evolving.
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  • There were also delays, hesitations and cavils at home, which were more inexplicable.
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  • There is simply the fact of conscious experience, ultimate and inexplicable.
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  • is otherwise inexplicable.
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  • It is obvious that without the principle of difference error is inexplicable.
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  • The same tendency explains why he sometimes appeared abrupt in manner, otherwise inexplicable in one of his character.
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  • Or the otherwise inexplicable surge in wimmin's interest in David Beckham.
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  • A few dissenting voices of scholarship began to point to totally inexplicable evidence.
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  • The Association of British Drivers finds this situation inexplicable.
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  • inexplicable buoyancy seemed to possess him.
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  • It's odd to think of, but perhaps I thus became as inexplicable to the old man as he had been to me.
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  • inexplicable in purely biological terms - the celibate priest.
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  • To say that OOL is inexplicable given naturalism seems well-established.
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  • It also produces emotional perversity and sudden inexplicable changes in moods.
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  • A recurring theme in her work is the romance of the inexplicable.
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  • Baxter, Sanctuary and Sacrifice (2895)' it existed in the post-exilic age was really the work of Moses, it is inexplicable that all trace of it was so completely lost that the degradation of the non-Zadokites in Ezekiel was a new feature and a punishment, whereas in the Mosaic law the ordinary Levites, on the traditional view, was already forbidden priestly rights under penalty of death.
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  • and can only be explained on the theory that gonophores are degenerate medusae, and is inexplicable on the opposed view that: medusae are derived from gonophores secondarily set free.
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  • The doctrine of Evolution, instead of increasing the difficulty of conceiving the possibility of miracle, decreases it; for it presents to us the universe as an uncompleted process, and one in which there is no absolute continuity on the phenomenal side; for life and mind are inexplicable by their physical antecedents, and there is not only room for, but need of, the divine initiative, a creative as well as conservative co-operation of God with nature.
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  • By it the theoretical and practical reason shall be shown to coincide; for while the categories of cognition and the whole system of pure thought can be expounded from one principle, the ground of this principle is scientifically, or to cognition, inexplicable, and is made conceivable only in the practical philosophy.
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  • The Fourth Gospel, inexplicable without St Paul and the fall of Jerusalem, is fully understandable with them.
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  • One of the earliest German names for the bird, Kalekuttisch Hun (whence the Scandinavian Kalkon), must have arisen through some mistake at present inexplicable; but this does not refer, as is generally supposed, to Calcutta, but to Calicut on the Malabar coast (cf.
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  • But indeed the whole of this intermediate period is full of dark subterranean plots and counterplots, still inexplicable, as, for instance, the hideous Fersen murder (June 20, 1 810) (see Fersen, Hans Axel Von) evidently intended to terrorize the Gustavians, whose loyalty to the ancient dynasty was notorious.
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  • Probably, in the remote past violent religious disputes and feuds broke out: for otherwise it is almost inexplicable that the old Indo-~European word, which in India, also, denotes the godsdevashould be applied by the Iranians to the malignant demons or devils (daeva; mod.
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  • It's that kind of illusion that Blaine pulls off that are so inexplicable, they have to be magic, right?
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  • Betsey Johnson handbags define the inexplicable insanity of postmodernism in the most charming of ways.
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  • In romantic matters, it's the fifth house of romance and the seventh house of marriage that plays a large role in why two people may feel an inexplicable pull towards one another, even if everything else in the chart seems "off".
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  • While this theory has been repeated and revised by scientists and psychologists throughout the years, the fact remains that witnesses report very strange and inexplicable phenomenon surrounding the use of the Ouija board.
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  • This phenomenon is reported quite often in the form of disembodied voices, slamming doors, phantom footfalls, knocks or raps and other inexplicable sounds.
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  • On August 13, 1941 in reading 1152-11, Cayce gave a reading for a woman concerning her work as a writer and her inexplicable feeling to move from New York City.
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  • U.S. small business owners are increasing turning to alternative phone service systems that avoid what some say are creative, expensive and ofttimes inexplicable billings.
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  • But in what remains an inexplicable move, the voices were all redubbed using American actors.
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  • inexplicable footsteps are still heard in the locality.
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  • inexplicable reason all these devices failed.
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  • inexplicable phenomenon.
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  • Given that the film is rated R, these cuts seem inexplicable.
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  • Ideas remain equally inexplicable, whether there are material things mysteriously giving rise to them or not.
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  • Yet for some inexplicable reason the film set in a galaxy far, far away still captivates children.
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