A Dictionary of the English Language
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Advenient

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Adve'nient. adj. [adveniens, Lat.]

Advening; coming from outward causes; superadded.

If to suppose the soul a distinct substance from the body, and extrinsically advenient, be a great error in philosophy, almost all the world hath hitherto been mistaken. Glanville's Vanity of Dogmatism.

Being thus divided from truth in themselves, they are yet farther removed by advenient deception; for they are daily mocked into error by subtler devisers. Brown's Vulg. Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204) · Glanvill, Joseph (53)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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