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synonyms for operant

  • driver
  • engineer
  • operative
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How to use operant in a sentence

In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Feelings are associated with one another according as they have been operant in more or less frequent succession.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
A permanent revulsion was operant in her, which intensified as time wore on.
A GROUP OF NOBLE DAMESTHOMAS HARDY
Their religion was simply patriotism, but it was quite as operant and effective as Christian piety has ever been.
ARROWS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
Even when our consciousness is for the moment completely in abeyance—as when we are asleep—the subconscious continues operant.
ADVENTURINGS IN THE PSYCHICALH. ADDINGTON BRUCE
Thus, within one individual both parasitic and predatory behavior are operant during different stages of its life history.
THE BIOTIC ASSOCIATIONS OF COCKROACHESLOUIS M. ROTH
No conscious courage was operant in me; simply, I was not afraid.
LILITHGEORGE MACDONALD
The operant will to get rid of them would be baptized with a fire that should burn them up.
HOPE OF THE GOSPELGEORGE MACDONALD
"Short cycle" is the period in which the same phases of the two co-operant tones are repeated.
POPULAR SCIENTIFIC LECTURESERNST MACH
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WORDS RELATED TO OPERANT

  • driver
  • engineer
  • operant
  • operative
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