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Definition of "interposition" []

  • The act of interposing, or the state of being interposed; a being, placing, or coming between; mediation. (noun)
  • The thing interposed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interposition" in a sentence
  • "These Sheikhs are a peculiar institution in the Soudan; they are supposed to be men under the special protection of a particular angel of God, whose interposition is effected by the Sheikh having isolated himself for eight or nine hours daily during a term of years, and constantly repeating all that time one of the ninety-nine names of God."
  • "This providential interposition is all the more remarkable, that, as in the analogous case of Joseph, it was displayed in making the ordinary and natural course of things lead to the most marvellous results."
  • "For example, he gave new life to the idea of interposition championed by antebellum Sen. John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, who argued that states could protect their citizens from the authority of the federal government."