The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
The definition of a rupture is an instance where something bursts or suddenly breaks.
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
The act of isolating:
(--- Sports) A shot or pass that is sent without stopping in a different direction by a second offensive player.
In zoning law, an exception to a specified zoning regulation that may be granted by a zoning board or authority; for example, reducing the number of required parking spaces for a business below the number set forth in zoning regulations as being required for a business of that size or type.
A disagreement; a quarrel:
Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
The power or quality of pleasing or delighting; appeal:
An often sudden piece of luck, especially good luck:
The process of splitting or separating; division.
A break in friendly relations:
(Bowling) An arrangement of pins, after the first bowl of a frame, in which the pins are so widely separated as to make a spare extremely difficult
Loss of cognitive abilities, including memory, concentration, communication, planning, and abstract thinking, resulting from brain injury or from a disease such as Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. It is sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes.
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The definition of insanity is having a serious mental illness or being extremely foolish.
(Countable) A mental disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
An excessive, persistent enthusiasm, liking, craving, or interest; obsession; craze
(Law) A transfer of a claim, right, property, etc.
The document by which a property transfer is effected.
The definition of a grant is something given for a particular purpose.
(Law) A conveyance of title or property from one person to another.
A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
A jump in ballet in which the feet meet together in midair and then land together on the floor.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
The act of depersonalizing.
The branch of legal practice dealing with the conveyance of property or real estate.
(Psychology) The inability to maintain defense mechanisms in response to stress, resulting in personality disturbance or psychological imbalance.
(Law, common law) The act or process of transferring possession and ownership of an estate in land.
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