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inchoate

(of a legal document, promissory note, etc.) in an uncompleted state; not yet made specific or valid
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The dawn of the Anthropocene, as it was both overtly theorized and more inchoately imagined in nineteenth-century texts, involved a recognition not simply of industry's growing power to exhaust, pollute, and render uninhabitable, but also of troubling, disruptive changes to the conceptualization of humans' relationship to natural history and to the earth.
This is why, for all the criticisms that can be made of it, The Making remains a magnificent and majestic tribute to human political will and imagination, the sheer capacity of the oppressed to struggle, however inchoately and inconclusively, for imagined and better alternatives to the present.
The Aristotelian conception of iustitia correctiva sive commutativa is not "inchoately Kantian," WEINRIB, THE IDEA OF PRIVATE LAW, supra, at 83, but is incompatible with the Kantian concept of law and anything but formal, see Joseph Raz, Formalism and the Rule of Law, in NATURAL LAW THEORY: CONTEMPORARY ESSAYS 309, 329 et seq.
(138) This representation operates, however inchoately, as a form of sexual regulation and that, in Crimp's view, is bad: homophobically bad.
After all, the EU has itself progressed from a form of transnational economic cooperation towards the current form of an inchoately constitutional supranational system.
experimentation is already taking place, if only inchoately and
21:2) inchoately manifest today in a "holy nation" that is the church (1 Peter 2:9).
But what ensued from these conflicts was a political deadlock within a state of apparent chaos, rather than the transformative process of democratisation which rising aspirations of many kinds had inchoately put on to the agenda.
Thereafter Martin depicts Hook's actions inchoately. A second candidate for narrative mainstay is the world of goods, although that world is singularly foggy; Martin assures her readers that "clearly something different is going on in the larger Virginia back-country" (66), but the "five basic cultural choices backcountry people made in their relationship to the world of goods" (108)--to differentiate, simplify, exaggerate, hybridize, or replicate--appear universal.
q Distortion is not only inevitable insofar as the writer writes with the whole personality, but it is also an effect of the mystery which already inchoately inheres in any created object.
They inchoately recognize that expanding government is a desideratum of the Creative Class, not of those left behind.
And even the MC tongue gets into the act in an inchoately Afro-suggestive form of attack.