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- n. the state of being cohesive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being cohesive; the tendency to unite by cohesion; cohesibility.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of cohering or sticking together
- n. the property of being cohesive and sticky
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I will agree with them on a few points – there is a disconnect in cohesiveness when you compare “Eclipse” to “Twilight” and it has always bothered me that Jasper did not speak with his Texas drawl until after the first film.
America is losing a certain cohesiveness of purpose, of shared ideals, which it has had in the past, thanks to flaws in education and socially acceptable attitudes, among other things.
I'm not talking about the economy, but I am talking about the idea of cohesiveness, of working together for a greater good.
If there are to be problems with "cohesiveness", it will not come from gay and lesbian soldiers.
And for the core group that regularly meets it builds a common sense of purpose and research cohesiveness which is vital to builidng and sustaining an intellectual movement.
Gathered in convents which were also barracks, combining with the passive obedience of the soldier, the spontaneous submission of the religious, living shoulder to shoulder in brotherly union, commander and subordinate, these orders surpassed, in that cohesiveness which is the ideal of every military organization, the most famous bodies of picked soldiery known to history, from the
Laying a concrete block on a piece of rural land 200 yards from an important historical site in an area of outstanding beauty and then erecting a hideous mobile home on it - all done contrary to the laws of the land and in the face of opposition from the local community doesn't seem to me like like something likely to encourage 'cohesiveness'.
Early in the process, I decided that "cohesiveness" was not a term I was going to worry about on this one.
While nearly half the sur - vey respondents described their own organization as well integrated, only 40% indicate a high level of "cohesiveness" with their suppliers and cus - tomers.
As a longtime Fluxbox user and a recent enthusiast of Linux Mint, I was pretty excited that there was going to be a Fluxbox Community Edition based on the most recent Mint release, because to me it seemed like the best of both worlds - the streamlined, clean "cohesiveness" I've come to enjoy in Linux Mint, plus the fast, highly customizable Fluxbox that I tend to install on my own anyway, regardless of what default desktop or window manager is included in any distro I'm using.