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esemplastic

[es-em-plas-tik, -uh m-] /ˌɛs ɛmˈplæs tɪk, -əm-/
adjective
1.
having the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole:
the esemplastic power of a great mind to simplify the difficult.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Greek es-, dialectal variant of eis- into + (h)én, neuter of heîs one + plastic; irregular coinage by S.T. Coleridge; compare German Ineinsbildung, term used by Schelling
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British Dictionary definitions for esemplastic

esemplastic

/ˌɛsɛmˈplæstɪk/
adjective
1.
(literature) making into one; unifying
Word Origin
C19 (first used by Samuel Taylor Coleridge): from Greek es, eis into + em, from hen, neuter of heis one + -plastic
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