Sentence Examples

  • "Potentially bad," she corrected herself.
  • Man, in a word, is potentially quadrumanous.
  • Matter was a potentially recalcitrant element.
  • Anselm further softens the statement of Augustinian predestinationism by explaining that the freedom to will is not strictly lost even by fallen man; it is inherent in a rational nature, though since Adam's sin it only exists potentially in humanity, except where it is made actual by grace.
  • For moral progress consists in the actualization of what is already potentially in existence.