Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
References in periodicals archive ?
All impure thoughts enchain the mind, whether those from the concupiscible (part of the soul), those from the irascible, or those from sadness.
Families, they maintained, could not treat the unbalanced, they could only enchain them.
New York, NY; Diversified Computer Systems, Atlanta, GA; and TAG Consulting, Enchain, CA; GIE Symphone, France; Alternative, France; and Consort, France.
In his battle against the forces of Pluto and his infernal/corrupt kingdom, Orpheus stands forever opposed to those who would enchain or in any way suppress socially conscious art and artists, one of the major themes of She Talks to Beethoven.
England itself becomes an empty theater of ruins as the survivors prepare to desert it to search for "other" space: "England is in her shroud--we may not enchain ourselves to a corpse.
In this lengthy and painful sentence--choked into pieces by Mary Shelley's punctuation in a manner that recalls her stifling of her own words in the preface to the 1824 edition, when she stopped short of discoursing on the horror of her husband's death--all human subjects disappear as individuals become victims of the circumstances that enchain them.
Such a perspective enchains amenagement with two other separate but mutually informed concepts, 'social geomorphology' and 'archaeomorphology'.
Together these developments result in the prevailing presupposition that human beings are inherently good, while society, with its inequalities, distinctions, and prejudices, enchains and corrupts them.
Unfortunately, Clara's observation that "human beings always risk becoming attached to that which enchains them" proves prescient, and the novel effectively conveys the inescapable power of the ideologies permeating a particular place and time.
He observed, while tenderly describing the inexorable progress of his mental illness, that Collins "languished some years under that depression of mind which enchains the faculties without destroying them, and leaves reason the knowledge of right without the power of pursuing it.
In Night the Fourth of The Four Zoas (52:15-19, 53:1-4, 22-28), Los, who possesses both divine and satanic attributes, "resolvd / On hate Eternal," attends to his "Links of fate," an "endless chain of sorrows" (stars as forged tears), (12) pertinent to the wondrous "art" (line 9) that enchains the fiery beast of night in "The Tyger.