Cabalism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cabalism adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation
    • n Cabalism the doctrines of the Kabbalah
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cabalism A superstitious devotion to the mysteries of the religion which one professes.
    • Cabalism The secret science of the cabalists.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cabalism The secret science of the cabalists.
    • n cabalism The practice of forming, or the tendency to form, cabals and cliques.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. cabalisme,

Usage

In literature:

Of the members of the Cabal, he was the most respectable.
"Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts" by Rosalind Northcote
There is a cabal in the house against you.
"Artists' Wives" by Alphonse Daudet
Cabals were instituted against him.
"The Standard Oratorios" by George P. Upton
Nor did the earlier acts of the "Cabal" belie its origin.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Maximilian, Duke of Bavaria, felt himself eclipsed by the successful general, and was at the head of the cabals against him.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
The play was at first coldly received; Corneille and his cabal did not spare their censures.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Later he went to Naples, and joined the cabal there which had agreed to persecute the strange artists who should come to work in that city.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
Rumours, cabals, and intrigues would have ample room to spread their mischief in such a state of things.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
In the crises of a great war Cabals and Juntos go by the board.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
He caballed with persecuted Papists and Puritans alike, and with various desperados.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
This conspiracy was called the Conway Cabal, because the chief plotter was an Irishman named General Thomas Conway.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
There were cabals and conspiracies against the absent Caesar.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Factions arise, cabals combine, and this new Board of War has sent for me.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
A cabal plotted the removal of his excellent grandson, William Temple Franklin.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
There was Fouche to be cajoled and bribed with promises, if only the police would repress the cabals forming everywhere like mushrooms.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Like many other governors of Cuba, Villalba became at the end the victim of calumny and cabal.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
The party cabal has become the Treasury Bench.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)" by A. Lawrence Lowell
This was the famous dog of King Arthur, named Cabal, which left its footprint on this stone when it hunted the swine Troynt.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
It had been carried on, for some seventy years, by a mere cabal of irresponsible men, called lawmakers.
"A Letter to Grover Cleveland" by Lysander Spooner
Think what the town would say, if I were to keep cabals o' drinkers in my sober house.
"The Shepherd's Calendar" by James Hogg
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In news:

Amy Goodman interviewed protest experts Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dorhn on NATO ("a global secret cabal, the military arm of the global one percent"—that latter phrase is getting some traction).
School of seven bells face to face on high places (jesu rmx) my cabal.
I hope this blog speaks for those in Queens County who feel isolated politically due to the domination of the borough by a small cabal of Democrats who have dominated our elected representation for over a half a century.
Bill Attewell (left), and Jorge Cabal sit in the family room addition of their Greendale home.
Is it a powerful global cabal .
Is Bilderberg a conference on world affairs or a powerful global cabal .
Sue Myrick Retires, Opening Door for Islamist Intern Cabal To Take Power.
School of Seven Bells, "My Cabal ".
So can the " knitting police," a self-appointed cabal that believe it has the power to declare what's right and what's wrong in the world of needlework.
(He didn't help his cause by suggesting that a cabal of short-sellers was led by an unidentified "Sith Lord".
Art's grass-roots campaign challenges the Washington, DC, cabal of insider politics and more.
Is Bilderberg a conference on world affairs or a powerful global cabal.
NAACP Prez Urges Cuomo To Break Up Senate's 'Cozy Little Cabal.
O'Malley blames Susan Rice's exit on 'a small cabal' of GOP senators.
NAACP Prez Urges Cuomo To Break Up Senate's ' Cozy Little Cabal.
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In science:

Van Wesep, Wadge degrees and descriptive set theory, in: Cabal Seminar 76-77, edited by A. S.
Game representations of classes of piecewise definable functions
The “staggered cabal ” promotes using a technique known as “root ed staggered quarks.” This is the procedure mentioned above of starting with extra particles and taking a fractional power of the fermion determinant.
So you want to be a lattice theorist?
The extender algebra and Σ2 1 absoluteness, to appear in The Cabal Seminar, vol IV, edited by Alexander S.
Descriptive inner model theory
For our results in Section 6 we shall need some basic notions of the Descriptive Set Theory of the Cabal Seminar.
Techniques for approaching the dual Ramsey property in the projective hierarchy
Everything we lay out here can be found in [Mo80], our account is just for the convenience of the more combinatorially oriented reader who might be unfamiliar with the language of the Cabal.
Techniques for approaching the dual Ramsey property in the projective hierarchy
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