What's the difference between acquaintance and nonacquaintance?
(n.) A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy; as, I know the man; but have no acquaintance with him.
(n.) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
(1) It seeks to acquaint them with 'ethical' arguments against their work which, because they are simple and plausible, persuade many people.
(2) Acquaintance with a teenaged girl of roughly qualifying age is not essential, but probably helpful, when it comes to appreciating the degree to which Uncle Rupert's views on women, as still reflected in Page 3 , have not progressed since his executives started perving over snaps of their favourite teens.
(3) The evaluation indicates that the flexibility of this form of recorded material can make several unique contributions to the teaching program, in acquainting students with clinical problems, in simulating expensive equipment, and encouraging students to use the literature.
(4) One described the mutilated bodies of three acquaintances – two women and a 14-year-old boy – found in their homes.
(5) None of us is locked into a harness on a bench, being made unwillingly acquainted with tobacco products.
(6) The pathomechanism of this complication origin and significance of its acquaintance was discussed.
(7) But Olney wanted to be an artist and he set off for Paris, where he found himself a garret in which he could make portraits and a new life among friends, lovers and acquaintances that included the black American writer and civil rights pioneer James Baldwin, WH Auden and, distantly, Edith Piaf, whom he saw sing Je ne Regrette Rien for the first time at the Olympia theatre.
(8) Some 30-40% of them had no contacts with friends or acquaintances.
(9) Life events were assessed by reports on the numbers of lovers, friends, and acquaintances who were diagnosed with AIDS or had died of AIDS and by scores on a checklist of 24 more general serious stressor events.
(10) The test explored the conditions of the arteriolar tree and acquainted us with the degree of the ischemic damage and the functional value of the interhemispheric arterial collateral circle.
(11) This article reviews literature since 1980 on college men as perpetrators of acquaintance rape and other forms of sexual assault.
(12) Because safe, effective treatment for established viral hepatitis is not available, physicians need to be acquainted with recent advances in prophylaxis.
(13) And the Prophet (peace be upon him) was considered the master of the global Islamic message; it was necessary for him to be acquainted with what was happening around him in the neighbouring states, and knowing their latest affairs and thus inviting them to Islam.
(14) The authors suggest that the difficulties in diagnosing gluten enteropathies in adults are due to the lack of biopsy capsules, low acquaintance of physicians with this disease, and indications to small intestine biopsy.
(15) Topics include (1) the definition and incidence of acquaintance rape and sexual assault; (2) perpetrator characteristics; (3) situations associated with sexual assault; and (4) men's misperception of women's sexual intent.
(16) Acute hepatitis E was associated with recent contact with a family member or acquaintance with jaundice and the presence of indoor plumbing.
(17) This experiment examined an interpersonal-process view of depression by assessing subjects' reactions to a request for help from a hypothetical depressed or nondepressed person with whom they had been acquainted for a relatively short (2 weeks) or long (1 year) period of time.
(18) But she was also, the acquaintance said, "still very conscious of being the daughter of Aung San".
(19) As in the probing of any violent demise, accurate identification, management, and preservation of all physical evidence; complete photographic documentation of the scene and the body; reconstruction of the scene; and interviews with the family and acquaintances (psychological autopsy) are mandatory for proper study, evaluation, and interpretation of the case.
(20) The latter point seems to be one that meets with general agreement among acquaintances and admirers (only one person I spoke to made any statement about “Nick being primarily a poet”).
(n.) Want of acquaintance; the state of being unacquainted.
(1) Later, these men and no-exposure control subjects completed a voir dire questionnaire, viewed a reenacted acquaintance or nonacquaintance sexual assault trial, and judged the defendant and alleged rape victim.
(2) This method may be useful for nonacquainted people with enzymological methods and of great utility in the in vitro evaluation of antiplaque substances.