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It was an innocent remark, and he understood it as such, but its effect on him was dynamic.

They require the dynamic of a religious conviction in the hearts of men.

It is thorough because what is significant and dynamic in Hamlet is made focal.

But no dynamo ever invented has the power that is centered in the dynamic will of a human being.

The camp was alive, ahum, vibrant with fierce, dynamic energy.

As dynamic philosophers say, they act and react on each other.

It is a therapy which is positive, dynamic and constructive.

For into the picture had walked a man, a personality, dynamic and forceful.

They are not so dynamic as suggestive in their quality of finality.

All attention denotes an active or dynamic phase of consciousness.

WORD ORIGIN

1817 as a term in philosophy; 1827 in the sense "pertaining to force producing motion" (the opposite of static), from French dynamique introduced by German mathematician Gottfried Leibnitz (1646-1716) in 1691 from Greek dynamikos "powerful," from dynamis "power," from dynasthai "to be able, to have power, be strong enough," of unknown origin. The figurative sense of "active, potent, energetic" is from 1856 (in Emerson). Related: Dynamically.

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