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noun as in operator

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In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.

Feelings are associated with one another according as they have been operant in more or less frequent succession.

A permanent revulsion was operant in her, which intensified as time wore on.

Their religion was simply patriotism, but it was quite as operant and effective as Christian piety has ever been.

Even when our consciousness is for the moment completely in abeyance—as when we are asleep—the subconscious continues operant.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operant, such as: driver, engineer, and operative.

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