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In other words, whatever the history of this conation may be, it is now a unity or whole.

WORD ORIGIN

in philosophical use from 1836, from Latin conationem (nominative conatio) "an endeavoring, effort," noun of action from past participle stem of conari "to endeavor, to try," from PIE *kona-, from root *ken- "to set oneself in motion."

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