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- The quality of being dialectic.
1861 July 1, “Gioberti's Philosophy of Revelation”, in Brownson's Quarterly Review, volume 3, page 305:
- Dialecticism is expressed by the Catholic formula: Union not separation of natures, the unity of person against Nestorius; distinction not confusion of natures against Eutychius and the Monothelites.
1982, N Kolesnikoff, Bruno Jasieński: His Evolution from Futurism to Socialist Realism, page 69:
- Numerous dialecticisms introduced into the poem reflect the phonetic, morphological, and syntactic differences between dialect and standard language.
2011, Richard Sorrentino, Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures, page 520:
- We argue there are two major ways in which dialecticism influences emotional complexity in East Asian cultures.