Seventeenth-Century Dictionary Entries Related to Impassibility

Seventeenth-Century Dictionary Entries Related to Impassibility

To Affect

  • To desire earnestly, or to minde
  • To move affection
  • To set one’s mind upon
  • To work upon one

Affected

  • Disposed, inclined
  • Taken up

Affection

  • Love, benevolence, good will, kindness, inclination, passion
  • Natural motion of the mind
  • Delight to a thing
  • Passions which affect the minde with some grief or pain, especially when they are strong and vehement

Impassible

  • Incapable of suffering
  • Not moved with passion or affection
  • Not moved with any affection

Passibility

  • Suffering, or ableness to suffer
  • Aptness to suffer
  • Ableness to suffer
  • An aptness, or ableness to suffer

Passible

  • Able to suffer

Passion

  • Affection, strong desire or inclination, fondness
  • Suffering, griefe
  • A suffering; an affection of the mind
  • Perturbation
  • Suffering, also an affection of the mind
  • A passion of the mind (passio, perturbatio, affectus)
  • Suffering; also an affection of the mind
  • A suffering, or any thing that is painful and grievous unto us.
  • Every motion of the minde being out of his due course, and every sinful affection; which are called passions, because they pierce the minde, and make it suffer grief

And an author’s recommendation of synonyms for…
Philip Edwards, The Beaus Academy, 28, pdf 188 Affections and Passions

Now you know. And knowing…

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