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Definition of "unities" []

  • Plural form of unity. (noun)

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Use "unities" in a sentence
  • "Just there, in that vivid single impression left on the mind when all is over, not in any mechanical limitation of time and place, is the secret of the "unities" -- the true imaginative unity -- of the drama."
  • "In other plays, Shakespeare could show a blithe disregard for the so-called unities: The Winter's Tale, for example, falls into two halves with a separation of sixteen years in the interim, and moves back and forth between the widely separated kingdoms of Sicilia and Bohemia."
  • "The important addition in Bahya is his distinction between God's unity and other unities, which is not found so strictly formulated in any of his predecessors, and goes back to Pseudo-Pythagorean sources in Arabian literature of Neo-Platonic origin."