Tag: Words Have Meaning

Words: The Truth About ‘Disinterested’ and ‘Uninterested’ | Merriam-Webster

“According to our citation files, disinterested is most commonly used to mean “not biased; free from selfish motives,” while uninterested is commonly used to mean “not interested.” Yet when these words entered the language, uninterested meant “not biased; free from selfish motives” and disinterested meant “not interested.”” Click: The Truth About ‘Disinterested’ and ‘Uninterested’ |…

Words Have Meaning: Devil, Diábolos, Slanderers, and False Accusers

Words Have Meaning / “Devil” Devil, διάβολος, diábolos, dee-ab’-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare H7854):—a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer; prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely, (Aristophanes, Andocides (), Plutarch, others): 1 Timothy 3:11; 2 Timothy 3:3; Titus 2:3; as a substantive, ὁ διάβολος, a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer, (see κατηγορέω, at the end)…

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects We are “material things that can be seen and touched.” We are material things that can be appreciated for our respective skills, minds, beauty, ability, care, manifested virtues, contribution to society, aid to others, etc. We are “things external to the thinking mind or subject” of others,…