central principle

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synonyms for central principle

On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to central principle, such as: basic idea, basic thought, central thought, main idea, main point, and core.

How to use central principle in a sentence

  • Seamus Heaney, among many other things, embodied that central principle: his comic sense was gleefully sharp, but it was not mean.

  • What, then, is this central principle which is at the root of all things?

    The Hidden Power | Thomas Troward
  • But in "Moods" the marriage question is not stated strongly; it does not reach down to this central principle.

    Louisa May Alcott | Louisa May Alcott
  • A like remark applies to David Hume, of whose philosophy the central principle is the denial of the relation of cause and effect.

    Meno | Plato
  • I have never questioned what I believed to be the central principle of the reform in which you are engaged.

  • All the details of the system are seen to flow from the one central principle of his thought, the theory of Ideas.

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