Definition of "centuries" []

  • Plural form of century. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "centuries" in a sentence
  • "But, now, in regard to the exactly similar error respecting the nature of man, the situation is reversed; for this blunder, unlike the other one, is not merely hypothetical; we have seen that it was actually committed and has been actually persisted in from time immemorial; not merely for years or for decades or for centuries but for _centuries_ of"
  • "But as others have objected to the Platform for representing it as in any degree a part of the Symbolic system, we will adduce evidence enough to satisfy every impartial and reasonable reader, that it was so regarded for several centuries, by a considerable portion of the Lutheran Church in Europe; and that the assertion of the Platform, "_that this rite was retained, with an altered interpretation, in various parts of the Lutheran Church in Europe, for several centuries_," (p. 23,) is even more than sustained."
  • "I think it's quite likely that the reason why philosophy of mind hasn't made any progress in centuries is the same: philosophers aren't asking the right questions."
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