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Thread: force

    • Join Date: Feb 2007
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    "It is this kind of privilege which the Enlightenment was trying to counter, and it is a case with strong intuitive force."
    what means "force" in the above sentence?

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: force

    force (OED definitions): 4 mental or moral strength or power. 5 a person or thing regarded as exerting power or influence.

    In the context you have given, it is describing the case as have moral strength/power.

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