Snow White Glossary

Snow White Glossary

anxiety

A state of apprehension and fretful nervousness about the future.

industrialism

Economic system dependent on production through factory manufactured items.

repression

The systematic oppresson of a people through brute force as well as psychological coercion.

postmodernism

Artistic and cuture movement characterized by focus on fragmentation of society, reworking of nostalgia, the blurring line between reality and ilusion and a pervasive sense that everything around us is merely a simulation of authenticity.

entrepreneurial

Relating to the decision to start a new business from scratch thus become one's own boss.

enamored

Infatuated, attracted to; beguiled and bewitched.

anathematization

The process of denouncing and cursing everything.

sentient

The ability to think and feel.

equanimity

Mental calmness and emotional composure even during stressful situations.

apotheosis

The canonization of a person to a divine status.

malice

The intense enjoyment of harm coming to others or the desire to do harm to others.

discourse

Written or spoken communication focusing on a specific subject and characterized by an openness to debate or conflicting theories or opinions.

plenum

A space or chamber completely filled with matter.

surveillance

Clandestine observation of someone's activities for the purpose of protecting the supremacy of the authority of those conducting the spying operation.

vindictive

An irrationally intense pursuit of vengeance against another.

autonomous

Self-governing; in control of one's own destiny.

discursive

A digressive, freewheeling, loosely constructed style of analysis that meanders its way to a point rather than trying to trace a straight line of logical cause and effect.

irruption

An aggression invasion or incursion into territory or theory.

externalization

The physical manifestation of an abstraction.

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