1. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge

    Synonyms : agnosticism, skepticism
    Type Of : disbelief, unbelief


  1. accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing

    Synonyms : canonised, canonized


  1. a public facility to meet for open discussion

    Synonyms : assembly, meeting place
    Type Of : facility, installation
  2. a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

    Type Of : group meeting, meeting


  1. a specialist in geology

    Type Of : scientist


  1. an expression of approval and commendation

    Synonyms : congratulations, extolment, kudos
    Type Of : approval, commendation
    Examples :
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  2. express approval of

    Antonyms : criticize
    Type Of : measure, appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value
    Examples :
    • The parents praised their children for their academic performance
  3. offering words of homage as an act of worship

    Type Of : worship
    Examples :
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God


  1. made industrial; converted to industrialism

    Synonyms : industrialized


  1. (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

    Synonyms : extravert
    Antonyms : introvert
    Type Of : someone, soul, somebody, mortal, person, individual
  2. being concerned with the social and physical environment

    Synonyms : extravert, extraverted, extravertive, extroverted, extrovertive


  1. a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

    Synonyms : intersection, overlap
    Type Of : mental representation, representation, internal representation
  2. the act of converging (coming closer)

    Synonyms : convergency, converging
    Type Of : connexion, joining, connection
  3. the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit

    Synonyms : convergency
    Antonyms : divergence
    Type Of : series
  4. the occurrence of two or more things coming together

    Type Of : natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening


  1. Spanish missionary and Jesuit who establish missionaries in Japan and Ceylon and the East Indies (1506-1552)

    Synonyms : saint francis xavier


  1. never-ceasing

    Synonyms : persistent, relentless
  2. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

    Synonyms : grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving
  3. punishingly harsh

    Synonyms : brutal