thesis

Part of speech: noun

A proposition to be defended.

Part of speech: noun

An essay; theme.

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Usage examples "thesis":

  1. So he explains Body, Soul, and Spirit as thesis, antithesis, and synthesis; and the same formula serves to explain Good, Evil, and Free Will; Angels, Devils, and the World. - "Christian Mysticism", William Ralph Inge.
  2. They are eager to defend this or that thesis. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
  3. The somnambulist arises from his bed in his sleep, and proceeds to prepare a meal or work out a mathematical problem or write a thesis or a letter, or sometimes to describe distant scenes and events transpiring far away. - "Telepathy and the Subliminal Self", R. Osgood Mason.