Objectively to Oblivion
(Ob*jec"tive*ly), adv. In the manner or state of an object; as, a determinate idea objectively
in the mind.
(Ob*jec"tive*ness), n. Objectivity.
Is there such a motion or objectiveness of external bodies, which produceth light?Sir M. Hale
(Ob`jec*tiv"i*ty) n. [Cf.F. objectivité.] The state, quality, or relation of being objective; character
of the object or of the objective.
The calm, the cheerfulness, the disinterested objectivity have disappeared [in the life of the Greeks].M.
(Ob"ject*ize) v. t. To make an object of; to regard as an object; to place in the position of an
In the latter, as objectized by the former, arise the emotions and affections.Coleridge.
(Ob"ject*less), a. Having no object; purposeless.
(Ob*ject"or) n. [L., an accuser.] One who objects; one who offers objections to a proposition
(Ob*jib"ways) n. pl. See Chippeways.
(Ob*jic"i*ent) n. [L. objiciens, p. pr. of objicere to object.] One who makes objection; an
objector. [R.] Cardinal Wiseman.
(Ob`ju*ra"tion) n. [L. objurare to bind by oath; ob (see Ob-) + jurare to swear, fr. jus right.]
A binding by oath. [R.] Abp. Bramhall.
(Ob*jur"gate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objurgated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Objurgating.] [L. objurgatus,
p. p. of objurgare to chide; ob (see Ob-) + jurgare to quarrel, scold, fr. jus right, court. See Jury.]
To chide; to reprove.
(Ob`jur*ga"tion) n. [L. objurgatio: cf.F. objurgation.] The act of objurgating; reproof.
While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on Mr. Ben Allen.Dickens.
With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his ribs.Landor.
(Ob*jur"ga*to*ry) a. [L. objurgatorius.] Designed to objurgate or chide; containing or expressing
reproof; culpatory. Bancroft.
The objurgatory question of the Pharisees.Paley.
(Ob*lan"ce*o*late) a. [Pref. ob- + lanceolate.] Lanceolate in the reversed order, that
is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.
(Ob*late") a. [L. oblatus, used as p. p. of offerre to bring forward, offer, dedicate; ob (see Ob-)
+ latus borne, for tlatus. See Tolerate.]
1. (Geom.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid.
2. Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders.
See Oblate, n.