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dor·mi·tive prin·ci·ple

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  1. dormitive principle(Noun)

    A type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.

  2. Origin: A modern translation of , virtus dormitiva, coined by Molière in The Imaginary Invalid. In the play, he lampoons a group of physicians providing an explanation in macaronic Latin of the sleep-inducing properties of opium as stemming from its "virtus dormitiva".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dormitive principle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dormitive principle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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