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UBIQUITY
UBIQUITY, n. The gift or power of being in all places at one time, but not in all places at all times, which is omnipresence, an attribute of God and the luminiferous ether only. This More…
UGLINESS
UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.
ULTIMATUM
ULTIMATUM, n. In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions. Having received an ultimatum from Austria, the Turkish Ministry met to consider it. "O servant of More…
UN
UN-:AMERICAN:, adj. Wicked, intolerable, heathenish.
UNCTION
UNCTION, n. An oiling, or greasing. The rite of extreme unction consists in touching with oil consecrated by a bishop several parts of the body of one engaged in dying. Marbury relates More…
UNDERSTANDING
UNDERSTANDING, n. A cerebral secretion that enables one having it to know a house from a horse by the roof on the house. Its nature and laws have been exhaustively expounded by Locke, More…
UNITARIAN
UNITARIAN, n. One who denies the divinity of a Trinitarian.
UNIVERSALIST
UNIVERSALIST, n. One who forgoes the advantage of a Hell for persons of another faith.
URBANITY
URBANITY, n. The kind of civility that urban observers ascribe to dwellers in all cities but New York. Its commonest expression is heard in the words, "I beg your pardon," and More…
USAGE
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom and Conventionality. Imbued with a decent reverence for this Holy Triad an industrious writer may More…
UXORIOUSNESS
UXORIOUSNESS, n. A perverted affection that has strayed to one's own wife. V
The Devil's dictionary from 1911 University Dictionaries
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