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that sublimates (a regime or system of oppression)
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Conflict itself then is suppressed or sublimated in the name of stability ... for respecting order, in this drama, is a tool of the regime of oppression.
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"Comprehending "Our" Violence" by Cyra A. Choudhury
by CA Choudhury - 2006 - Related articles
... order of imperialism with its conflicting narratives of rights and oppression has been carried forward and sublimated into a human rights regime.
Theory's Empire: An Anthology of Dissent | The John William Pope ...
Feb 20, 2007 ... Instead, she just “sublimates the agonies of Caribbean existence to a mere half dozen passing references to Antigua,” which make her ...
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Modificação de paradigmas acerca de pensamentos, sentimentos ou valores psicoemocionais que procura elevar a essência para um padrão mais puro, mais sublime, grandioso ou superior.
Transformação de sentimentos considerados mais primitivos em sentimentos mais elevados. Referência principal: Dicionário Houaiss
One of the best known examples in Western literature is in Thomas Mann's novella, Death in Venice, where the protagonist Gustav von Aschenbach, a famous writer, sublimates his desire for an adolescent boy into writing inspired prose.
Agatha Christie's novel And Then There Were None features a villain whose line of work has previously permitted him to sublimate his homicidal urges.
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These three parallels taken together suggest that the old liberal hegemonic order of imperialism with its conflicting narratives of rights and oppression has been carried forward and SUBLIMATED INTO a human rights regime. And human rights is now deployed to justify violence against ``human rights abusers." Because of this continuity, there is a need to create a new universalism born organically from the struggles of subordinated peoples that eliminates old-order imperialist justifications for the oppression of Others while claiming to support human rights.
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To sublime (no mention of 'sublimate')
Synonyms (Portuguese) for "sublimar": © OpenThesaurusPT
aperfeiçoar aprimorar apurar elevar requintar exaltar
vt (pessoa) to exalt , (desejos) to sublimate
Gran diccionario español-portugués português-espanhol © 2001 Espasa-Calpe:
1. elogiarse, ensalzarse.
2. (salientar-se) sobresalir, distinguirse
English 'sublime' (from Merriam-Webster unabridged)
Etymology:Middle English sublimen, from Middle French sublimer, from Medieval Latin sublimare to refine, purify, sublime, from Latin, to lift up, raise, from sublimis uplifted, high
1 a : to cause to pass from the solid to the vapor state by the action of heat and again condense to solid form *many chemicals (as naphthalene, benzoic acid, and iodine) are sublimed to rid them of impurities* b : to produce, purify, or release by heating a containing mixture *sublime pure sulfur from an unpure mixture*
2 [French sublimer, from Latin sublimare] a : to elevate or exalt especially in dignity or honor : render finer (as in purity or excellence) b : to convert (something inferior) into something of higher esteem or worth *selfishness sublimed into care for the public welfare*
3 : to cause to rise upward *the sun's hot rays sublime the morning dew*
1 of a chemical entity : to undergo sublimation : pass directly from the solid to the vapor state *ammonia vapor sublimes from solid crystals*
2 : to become elevated or exalted (as in dignity or honor) : become finer (as in purity or excellence)
English 'sublimate' (from Merriam-Webster unabridged)
Etymology:Latin sublimatus, past participle of sublimare to lift up, raise * more at SUBLIME
1 obsolete a : to elevate to a place of dignity or honor b : to give a more elevated character to
2 [Medieval Latin sublimatus, past participle of sublimare to refine, sublime, from Latin, to raise, lift up] a : to cause to sublime *sublimate sulfur* b archaic : to improve or refine as if by subliming c obsolete : to get or extract by or as if by subliming
3 : to direct the energy of (an impulse) from a primitive aim to one that is higher in the cultural scale especially in the course of psychoanalysis *sublimate sexual curiosity into artistic or scientific production*
intransitive verb : to undergo sublimation
Etymology:Middle English sublimacion act or process of subliming, from Middle French & Medieval Latin; Middle French sublimation, from Medieval Latin sublimation-, sublimatio, from sublimatus (past participle of sublimare to sublime) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion
1 : the act or process of sublimating: as a : the act or process or an instance of subliming of a chemical entity — compare DISTILLATION 1, EVAPORATION 1a b [Late Latin sublimation-, sublimatio act of raising, from Latin sublimatus (past participle of sublimare to raise, lift up) + -ion-, -io -ion; translation of German sublimierung] : discharge of instinctual energy and especially that associated with pre genital impulses through socially approved activities
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