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CONNA'TURAL. adj. [con and natural.] together; the state of being fastened
My heart, which by a secret harmony
These affections are connatural to us, and as nal and inseparable connexion between virtue and we grow up so do they.
L'Estrange. happiness shall be manifested. Atterbury. 2. Participant of the same nature.
2. Just relation to something precedent or Is there no way, besides
subsequent ; consequence of argument. These painful passages, bow we may come ation; coberence. To death, and mix with our cornatural dust?
Contemplation of human nature doth, by a Milton.
necessary connexion and chain of causes, carry us Whatever draws me on, up to the Deity.
Hale, Or sympathy, or some connatural force,
Each intermediate idea must be such
as, in Pow'rful at greatest distance to unite
the whole chain, hath a visible connexion with With secret amity. Milton's Paradise Lost. those two it is placed between
Locke. CONNATURALITY, n. s. [from connatu A conscious, wise, reflecting cause;, ral.] Participation of the same nature ;
That can deliberate, means elect, and find natural union.
Their due connexion with the end design'd.
Blackmore's Creation, There is a conncturality and congruity between that knowledge and those habits, and that future CONNE'XIVE. adj. [from connex.] Having estate of the soul.
the force of connexion ; conjunctive. CONNATURALLY. adv. [from connatu The predicate and subject are joined in a forn ral.] By the act of nature ; originally.
of words by connexive particles. Watts, Some common notions seem connaturally en
CONNICTATION. n. s. [from connicto, graven in the soul, antecedently to discussive Lat.) A winking.
Hale, Conni'VANCE. n. s. [from connive.] CONNA'TURALNESS. n. s. [from connatua 1. The act of winking. Not in use.
ral.] Participation of the same nature; 2. Voluntary blindness; pretended ignonatural union.
rance; forbearance. Such is the connaturalness of our corruptions,
It is better to mitigate usury by declaration, except we looked for an account hereafter.
than to suffer it to rage by connivance, Bacon. Pearson on tbe Creed.
Disobedience, having gained one degree of li TO CONNE'CT. v. a. [connecto, Latin.] berty, will demand another: every vice inter1. To join ; to link; to unite; to con prets a connivance an approbation. Soutb. join; to fasten-together.
A sonnivante to admit half, will produce ruin. The corpuscles that constitute the quicksilver T. CONNI'VE. v. n. [conniveo, Lat.)
Swift. will be so connected to one another, that, instead of a fluid body, they will appear in the form of 1. To wink. a red powder.
Boyle. This artist is to teach them how to nod judi2. To unite by intervention, as a cement. ciously, to connive with either eye. Spectator.
The natural order of the connecting ideas must 2. To pretend blindness or ignorance ; to
The licentiousness of inferiours, and the re-
missness of superiours, the one violates, and the Locke. other connives.
Decay of Piety 3. To join in a just series of thought, or With whatever colours he persuades authority
regular construction of language : as, to connive at his own vices, he will desire its protbe authour connects his reasons well.
tection from the effects of other men's. Rogers. TO CONNE'CT.0.n. To cohere; to have
He thinks it a scandal to government to conjust relation to things precedent and
vive at such tracts as reject all revelation. Swift. subsequent. This is seldom used but in CONNOISSE'UR. n. s. [Fr.) A judge ; conversation.
It is often used of a preCONNE'CTIVELY.adv. [from connect.] In
Your lesson learnt, you'll be secure conjunction ; in union; jointly; con. To get the name of connoisseur. Stift. jointly ; conjunctly.
TO CONNOTATE. v.a. [con and nota, The people's power is great and indisputable, whenever they can unite connectively, or by de
Latin.] To designate something beputation, to exert it.
sides itself; to imply; to infer.
God's foreseeing doth not include or connatate · TO CONNE'x. v. a. [connexum, Lat.] To predetermining, any more than I decree with join or link together; to fasten to each
CONNOTATION. n. s. [from connotate.) Those birds who are taught some words or Implication of something besides itself; sentences, cannot connex their words or sentences inference ; illation. in coherence with the matter which they signify.
By reason of the co-existence of one thing with Hale's Origin of Mankind. another, there ariseth a various relation or conntThey fly,
tation between them. Hale's Orig. of Mankind. By chains connex'd, and with destructive sweep Behead whole troops at once.
Plato by his ideas means only the divine es
Pbilips, sence with this connotation, as it is variously imiCONNE'XION. n. š. (from connex ; or con table or participable by created beings. Norris. nexio, Lat.]
To CONNOʻTE. v. a: [con and nota, Lat.] 1. Union; junction; the act of fastening To imply; to betoken; to include.
deavouring to get the clearest information about
Bood, in the general notion of it, connotes also is as the slave who called out to the cengstrot, a certain suitableness of it to some other thing. Remember, sir, that you are a man. Adira.
South. 2. One that subdues and ruins countries, Conxu'BIAL, adj. [connubialis, Latin.]
Deserving freedom more
Nothing but ruin wheresoe'er they rore. Mill,
That tyrant god, that restless conqueror,
May quit his pleasure to assert his pow'r
. Priss, Pope's Odyssey. CO'NQUEST. n. s. [conqueste, French.) CONOID. n. s. (xwouðns.] A figure par 1. The act of conquering ; subjection.
taking of a cone ; approaching to the A perfect conquest of a country reduces all the form of a cone.
pcople to the condition of subjects. Dave The tympanum is not capable of tension as a 2. Acquisition by victory; thing gained. drum: there remains another way, by drawing
More willingly'I mention air, it to the centre into a conoid form. Holder. This our old conquest; than remember hell, CoNvoI'DICAL. adj. (from conoid.] Ap
Our hated habitation. Milton's Par. Rx proaching to a conick form, to the form 3. Victory; success in arms. of a round decreasing.
I must yield my body to the earth, TO CONQUA'SSATE. v. a. [conquasso,
And, by my fall, the conquest to my foe. Shala
I'll lead thy daughter to a conqueror's bed; Latin.] To shake; to agitate. Not in To whom I will retail my conquest won, use.
And she shall be sole victress. Shakipert,
Not to be overcome, was to do more
Harvey. Than all the conquests former kings did gain. ConquaSS A’tion, n. s. [from conquas
Dryder sate.] Agitation ; concussion.
In joys of conquest he resigns his breath, TOCONQUER. v.a. [conquerir, Fr. con
And, tilld with England's glory, smiles in death.
Mefisse. quirere, Latin.]
CONSANGUI'NEOUS. adj. [consangsa 1. To gain by conquest ; to overrun ; to win.
neus, Lat.] Near of kin; of the same They had conquered them, and brought them
blood; related by birth, not afined. under tribute.
Am I not consanguineous? Am I not of her 1 Macc.
blood ? Welcome, great Stagirite, and teach me now
. All I was born to know :
CONSANGUI'NITY. 1. s. [consanguinitas, Thy scholar's victories thou dost outdo;
Lat.] Relation by blood; relation by He conquer'd th' earth, the whole world you.
descent from one common progenitor ; Cowley.
nearness of kin: distinguished from 'T was fit, Who conquer'd nature, should preside o'er wit.
afinity, or relation by marriage.
I've forgot my father;
I know no touch of consanguinity. Sbakspeare.
There is the supreme and indissoluble censar Their arts victorious triumph'd o'er our arms.
guinity and society between men in general
; of which the heathen poet, whom the apostle calls Pope.
to witness, saith, We are all his generation. 2. To overcome ; to subdue ; to vanquish.
Bacon's Holy War.
The first original would subsist, though he
a stranger unto his progeny. Brown's Vulg. Err. Shall, with their freedom lost, all virtue lose Christ has condescended to a cognation and And fear of God.
Milton. Anna conquers but to save,
consanguinity with us. And governs but to bless.
CONSARCINATION. 1. s. (from consarcina, 3. To surmount; to overcome : as, be
Latin, to piece.] The act of patching
Dist. conquered his reluctance.
together. To CO'NQUER. V. n. To get the victory ;
CO'NSCIENCE. n. s. [conscientia, Lat.) to overcoine.
1. The knowledge or faculty by which Put him to choler straight: he hath been us'd
we judge of the goodness or wickedness Fver to conquer, und to have his word
of ourselves. Of contradiction. Shakspeare's Coriolanus.
When a people have no touch of conscieeze, 10 Equal success had set these champions high,
sense of their evil doings, it is bootless to think And both resolv'd to conquer or to die. Waller.
to restrain them. The logick of a conquering sword has no pro
Who against faith and conscience can be heard priety:
Decay of Piety:
Conscience has not been wanting to itself in ea.
the will of God. few, he will find it
and CO'NQUEROR. n. s. [from conquer.]
But why must those be thought to 'scape, that canquerable. South.
feel I. A man that has obtained a victory;
Those rods of scorpions, and those whips of steel,
Which conscience shakes? a victor. Bound with triumphant garlands will I come,
No courts created yet, vor cause was heard; And lead thy daughter to a conqueror's bed.
But all was safe, for conscience was their guard, The gain of civil wars will not allow
Shakspeare's Richard 111. Bags for the conquerour's crew.
hath of his own thoughts and actions ; and be A critiik that attacks authours in reputation,
nsanguinity, and became
Milton's Paradise Leit.
Conscience signifies that knowledge which a mata cause, if a man judges fairly of his actions by comparing them with the laws of God,
will approve or condemo him, this knowledge or if they will content themselves with less prort conscience may be both an accuser and a judge. than they can make.
Locke. Swift. CO'NSCIONABLE. adj. [from conscience.) 2. Justice; the estimate of conscience; Reasonable; just ; according to con
the determination of conscience; ho. science. nesty. This is sometimes a serious, and A knave, very voluble; no further consciorsoinetimes a ludicrous sense.
able than in putting on the meer form of civil This is thank-worthy; if a man, for conscience
and humane seemily.
Shakspeare. toward God, endure grief.
Let my debtors have conscionable satisfaction. Now is Cupid a child of conscience; he makes
Wotton, restitution. Sbaksp. Merry Wives of Wirdsor. CO'NSCIONABLENESS. 1. s. [from consci
He had against right and conscience, by shame onable.] Equity ; reasonableness. Dict. ful treachery, intruded himself into another
CO'NSCIONABLY, Adv. [from conscionaman's kingdom.
Knolles. What you require cannot, in conscience, be de
ble. ] In a manner agreeable to consciferred beyond this time.
Milton. ence; reasonably; justly. Her majesty is obliged in conscience to endea A prince must be used conscionably, as well as your this by her authority, as much as by her
a common person.
Taylor's Holy Living. practice.
Swift. Co'nscious. adj. [conscius, Latin.] 3. Consciousness; knowledge of our own 1. Endowed with the power of knowing thoughts or actions.
one's own thoughts and actions. Merit, and good works, is the end of man's Matter hath no life nor perception, and is not motion; and conscience of the same is the accom conscious of its own existence. Bentley. plishment of man's rest.
Bacon. Among substances, some are thinking or conThe reason why the simpler sort are moved scious beings, or have a power of thought. Watts. with authority, is the conscience of their own ig 2. Knowing from memory; having the norance.
knowledge of any thing without any The sweetest cordial we receive at last,
new information. Is conscience of our virtuous actions past. Denb.
The damsel then to Tancred sent, Hector was in an absolute certainty of death,
Who, conscious of th' occasion, fear'd th' event. and depressed with the conscience of being in an
Dryden. ill cause. Real sentiment; veracity; private 3. Admitted to the knowledge of any
thing: with to. thoughts.
The rest stood trembling, struck with awe diDost thou in conscience think, tell me, Emilia,
vine; That there be woinen do abuse their husbands
Æneas only, conscious to the sign, In such gross kind? Shakspeare's Othello.
Presag'd th' event.
Dryden's #naila 'They did in their consciences know, that he was
Roses or honey cannot be thought to smell or not able to send them any part of it. Clarendon.
taste their own sweetness, or an organ be cons. Scruple; principle of action.
scious to its musick, or gunpowder to its flashing We must make a conscience in keeping the just or noise.
Bentley's Sermons. laws of superiours. Tuylor's Holy Living. 4. Bearing witness by the dictate of conWhy should not the one make as much cuno
science to any thing. science of betraying for gold, as the other of doing it for a crust?
The queen had been solicitous with the king Children are travellers newly arrived in a
on his behalf, being ronscious to herself that he
had been encouraged hy her. Clarendon. strange country; we should therefore make conscience not to mislead them.
CO'NSCIOUSLY. adv. [from conscious.) 6. In ludicrous language, reason ; reason
With knowledge of one's own actions.
If these perceptions, with their consciousness, ableness. Why dost thou weep? Canst thou the con
alırays remained in the mind, the same thinking science lacky
thing would be always consciously present. Locke. To think I shall lack friends? Slutspeare.
Co’NSCIOUSNESS. n. s. (from conscious. ] Half a dozen fools are, in all conscience, as 1. The perception of what passes in a many as you should require. Swift. man's own mind.
Locke. CONSCIENTIOUS. adj. [from conscience. ]
If spirit be without thinking, I have no idea
of any thing left: therefore consciousness must Scrupulous; exactly just ; regulated by be its essential attribute. Watts’ Legick. conscience.
2. Internal sense of guilt, or innocence. Lead a life in so conscientious a probity, as in No man doubts of a Supreme Being, until, thought, word, and deed, to make good the cha
from the consciousness of his provocations, it beracter of an honest man.
come his interest there should be none. CONSCIE'NTIOUSLY. adv. (from consci
Government of tbe Tongue.
Such ideas, no doubt, they would have had, entious.] According to the direction of
had not their consciousness to themselves, of their conscience.
ignorance of them, kept them from so idle an More stress has been laid upon the strictness
Locke. of law, than conscientiously did belong to it.
An honest mind is not in the power of a dis
L'Estrange honest: to break its peace, there must be some There is the erroneous as well as the rightly
guilt of consciousness. informed conscience; and, if the conscience
CO'NSCRIPT. adj. (from conscribe, Lai.] happens to be deluded, sin does not therefore cease to be sin because a man committed it cor
A term used in speaking of the Roman scientiously.
Soutb. senators, who were called Patres conConsciE'NTIOUSNESS. n. s. (from con scripti, from their names being written scientious.] Exactness of justice; ten
in the register of the senate. derness of conscience.
Conscription. n. s. (conseriptio, Lat.] k will be a wonderful conscientiousness in them, An enrolling or registering. Dict.
TOCONSECRATE. v.a. [consecro, Lat.) In a quick censeertign of the colours, the is 3. To make sacred; to appropriate to
pression of every colour remains in the senso
rium. sacred uses.
Neruten's Opticis, Enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, 3. In astronomy. by a new and living way which he hath canse
The month of consecutier, or, as some term it, arated for us.
of progression, is the space between one conShall I abuse this consecrated gift
junction of the moon with the sun unto another. Of strength, again returning with my hair? Mils.
Brown's Vulger Errsti, A bishop ought not to consecrate a church
The moon makes four quarterly seasons within which the patron has built for filthy gain, and
her little year, or month of consecution. Helda. not for true devotion.
Ayliffe. CONSE'CUTIVE. adj. [consecutif, Fre] 2. To dedicate inviolably to some parti 1. Following in train ; uninterrupted; cular purpose or person : with to.
successive. He sball consecrate unto the Lord the days of
That obligation upon the lands did not come his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first into disuse but by fifty consecutive years of es• year for a trespass offering.
Arbuthnet en Csiz. 3. To canonize.
2. Consequential; regularly succeeding. CO'NSECRATE. adj. [from the verb.] This is seeming to comprehend only the Consecrated; sacred; devoted; devote;
actions of a man, consecutive to volition. Lxk. dedicated.
CONSE'CUTIVELY. adv. [from consecti The water consecrate for sacrifice
tive.] A term used in the school philoAppears all black.
Waller. sophy, in opposition to antecedentis, and Shouldst thou but hear I were licentious; And that this body, consecrate to thee,
sometimes to effectively or causally.
Dick. By ruffian lust should be contaminate. Sbaks.
The cardinal, standing before the choir, lets To CONSE'MINATE. v. a. [consemiko, them know that they were assembled in that Latin.) To sow different seeds toge. consecrate place to sing unto God. Bacon. ther.
Dic. Into these secret shades, cried she,
CONSE'NSION. 9. s. [consensio, Latin.) How dar’st thou be so bold To enter, consecrate to me;
Agreement; accord. Or touch this hallow'd mold ? Drayton's Cynthia.
A great number of such living and thinkin CO'NSECRATER. N. s. [from consecrate.]
particles could not possibly, by their mutual cos
tact, and pressing and striking, compose en One that performs the rites by which greater individual animal, with one mind and any thing is devoted to sacred purposes.
understanding, and a vital consension of the whole Whether it be not against the notion of a sa
Bentky crament, that the consecrater alone should par. CONSENT. n. s. [consensus, Latin.] take of it.
Atterbury. Coysecr A'TION, n. s. [from consecrate.]
1. The act of yielding or consenting.
I am far from excusing or denying that come I. A rite or ceremony of dedicating and pliance; for plenary conscat it was not
. devoting things or persons to the service
K. Charles of God, with an application of certain When thou canst truly call these virtues thing, proper solemnities. Ayliffe's Par. Be wise and free, by heav'n's corsent and mize. At the erection and consecration as well of
Dryden's Persib the tabernacle as of the temple, it pleased the 2. Concord ; agreement ; accord; unity Almighty to give a sign.
Hooker. of opinion. The consecration of his God is upon his head. The fighting winds would stop there and al
mire, We must know that consecration makes not a Learning consent and concord from his lyre. place sacred, but only solemnly declares it so:
Corwl. சொங்க the gift of the owner to God makes it God's, 3. Coherence with; relation to; Corte and consequently sacred.
spondence. %. The act of declaring one holy by ca
Demons found nonization.
In fire, air, flood, or under ground, The calendar swells with new consecrations of Whose power hath a true consent saints.
Hale. With planet or with element. CONSECTARY.adj. [from consectarius, 4. Tendency to one point ; joint operation. Latin) Consequent; consequential ; Such is the world's
great harmony, that springs following by consequence.
From order, union, full consent of things. Pets From the inconsistent and contrary determi- 5. In physick. nations thereof, consectary impieties and conclu. The perception one part has of another, by sions may arise.
means of some fibres and nerves common to CO'NSECTARY. n. s. [from the adjective.]
them both: and thus the stone in the bladder, Deduction from premises; consequence;
by vellicating the fibres there, will affect 250 corolláry.
draw them so into spasms, as to affect the boxes
‘in the same manner by the intermediatice of These propositions are consectaries drawn from
nervous threads, and cause a colick; and extend the observations. Woodward's Nat, Hist.
their ewitches sometimes to the stomach, and CONSECU'TION. n. s. [consecutio, Latin.] occasion vomitings. 1. Train of consequences; chain of de T. CONSE'NT. 0.1. [consentio, Latin.] ductions; concatenation of propositions. 1. To be of the same mind; to agree.
Some consecutions are so intimately and evi Though what thou cellist some doudt with dently connexed to or found in the premises, that
me move ; the conclusion is attained, and without any thing But more desire to hear, if thou soment, of ratiocinative progress.
Hale. The full relation. 2. Succession.
2. To co-operate to the same end.
3. To yield ; to give consent; to allow ; 7. Importance ; moment. to admit: with to.
The instruments of darkness Ye comets, scourge the bad revolting stars
Win us with honest trifles, to betray us That have consented unto Henry's death! Sbaks. In deepest consequence:
Sbakspeare's Macbette In this we consent unto you, if ye will be as we
The anger of Achilles was of such consequence, be.
Genesis, that it embroiled the kings of Greece. Addison. What in sleep thou didst abhor to dream,
Their people are sunk in poverty, ignoranca, Waking thou never wilt consent to do. Milton.
and cowardice; and of as little consequence as Their num'rous thunder would awake
women and children.
Swift. Dull earth, which does with heav'n consent
CO'NSEQUENT. adj. [consequens, Latin.) To all they wrote.
Waller. CONSENTA'Neous. adj. [consentaneus,
1. Following by rational deduction. Lat.) Agreeable to ; consistent with.
2. Following as the effect of a cause: In the picture of Abraham sacrificing his son,
with to. Isaac is described a little boy ; which is not con
It was not a power possible to be inherited, sontaneous unto the circumstance of the text.
because the right was consequent to, and built on, Brown. an act perfectly personal.
Locke, It will cost no pains to bring you to the know
3. Sumetimes with upon. ing, nor to the practice; it being very agreeable
This satisfaction or dissatisfaction, consequent and consentaneous to every one's nature.
upon a man's acting, suitably or unsuitably to Hammond'. Practical Cutecbism, conscience, is a principle not easily to be worn CONSENTA'NEOUSLY. adv. [from con
Sant.. sentaneous.] Agreeably; consistently;
CO'XSEQUENT. 1. S. suitably.
1. Consequence; that which follows from Paracelsus did not always write so consentand previous propositions by rational deously to himself, that his opinions were conti
duction. dently co be collected from every place of his Doth it follow, that they, being not the people
writings, where he seems to express it. Boyle. of God, are in nothing to be followed? This CONSENTANEOUSNESS. 1. s. (from con. consequent were good, if only the custom of the
people of God is to be observed. Hooter, sentaneous.] Agreement; consistence.
2. Effect; that whicli follows an acting CONSENTIENT. adj. [consentiens, Lat.)
They were ill paid; and they were ill gorerued, Agreeing; united in opinion; not dif
which is always a consequent of ill payment. fering in sentiment.
Davies on Ireland The authority due to the censentient judgment He could see consequents yet dormant in their and practice of the universal church.
principles, and effects yet unborn. South Oxford Reasons against the Covenant,
CONSEQUENTIAL. adj. (from conseCOʻNSEQUÉNCE. noso (consequentia, Latin.)
quent.] 1. That which follows from any cause or
1. Produced by the necessary concatena
tion of effects to causes. principle.
We sometimes wrangle, when we should de2. Event; effect of a cause.
bate : Spirits that know
A consequential ill which freedom draws; All mortal consequences, have pronounc'd it. Sbak. A bad eftect, but from a noble cause. Prior.
Shun the bitter consequentce; for know, 2. Having the consequences justly cogiThe day thou eatest thercof, thou shalt die.
nected with the premises ; conclusive. 3. Proposition collected from the agree
Though these kind of arguments may seem ment of other previous propositions ;
obscure; yet, upon a due consideration of them,
they are highly consequential and concludent la deduction ; conclusion.
my purpose. Hale's Origin of Mankind. It is no good consequence, that reason aims at
CONSEQUE'NTIALLY. adv. (from conseour being happy, therefore it forbids all voluna tary sufferings.
Decay of Piety.
quential.] 4. The last proposition of a syllogism: as,
I. With just deduction of consequences; what is commanded by our Saviour is our
with right connexion of ideas.
Nobody writes a book without meaning someduty; prayer is commanded ; cons. there
thing; though he may not have the faculty of fore prayer is our duty.
writing consequentially, and expressing his meanCan syllogism set things right?
Addison's Wbig Examiner. No, majors soon with minors fight: Or, both in friendly consort join'd,
2. By consequence ; not immediately; The consequence limps false behind Prior.
eventually: s. Concatenation of causes and effects;
This relation is so necessary, that God him
self cannot discharge a rational creature from consecution.
it; although consequentially indeed he may do Sorrow being the natural and direct offer of so, by the annihilation of such creatures. Southa sin; that whicli first brought sin into the world, must, by necessary consequence, bring in sorrow
3. In a regular series.
Were a man a king in his dreams, and a bega
gar awake, and dreamt cor sequentially, and in That I must after thee, with this thy son:
continued unbroken schemes, would he be in Such fatal consequence unites us thrcé.
reality a king or a beggar? 6. That which produces consequences ;
CONSÉQUE'NTIAINESS. N. s. [froin coninfluence ; tendency.
sequential.] Regular consecution of dis, Asserted without any colour of scripture
Dici. proof, it is of very ill consequence to the super,
CO'NSEQUENTLY.adv.[from consequent.) Fructing of good life,
Hammond. 1. By consequence; necessarily; inevita