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    among other things

    please share and tell me what the underlined phrase means? what does it add to the meaning of the noun before it?does it change the overall tone of this sentence?
    Psychoanalysis is , among other (finest) things, the pulp fiction of the intelectuals.

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    Re: among other things

    Quote Originally Posted by nimsooze View Post
    please share and tell me what the underlined phrase means? what does it add to the meaning of the noun before it?does it change the overall tone of this sentence?
    Psychoanalysis is , among other (finest) things, the pulp fiction of the intelectuals.

    Here is a definition of "among other things":

    When you use the phrase among other things, you are indicating that something is one characteristic, example, situation, etc. of many other characteristics, examples, situations, etc. which you could have mentioned instead.

    For example, "He is, among other things, a good student".

    Which means he could also be a good father, a good worker, etc.

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