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eminence

Anatomy a projection of an organ or part

Eminence

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a title used to address or refer to a cardinal
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Many EEPs also no longer have institutional backing for their research and, as a result, suffer from the lack of expertise and eminency.
Thomas Hobbes, an English philosopher, said: The passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmities of others, or with our own formerly.
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In Western literature we find this kind of sardonic humor in Thomas Hobbes's work who wrote that "the passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our formerly; for men laugh at the follies of themselves past, when they come suddenly to remembrance, except they bring with them any present disorder" (Hobbes qtd.