Ontological Dictionary

Relating words back to esse, to be:

antipodean. adjective. Diametrically opposed: antipodal, antithetical, antonymic, antonymous, contradictory, contrary, converse, counter, diametric, diametrical, opposing, opposite, polar, reverse.

Ontological implications of antipodean:  Truth being one, there is no opposite to it, therefore Truth is unopposed.
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com·pre·hen·sive
ˌkämprəˈhensiv/
adjective
adjective: comprehensive
  1. 1.
    complete; including all or nearly all elements or aspects of something.
    “a comprehensive list of sources”
    • of large content or scope; wide-ranging.
      “a comprehensive collection of photographs”
      synonyms: inclusive, all-inclusive, complete; More

      antonyms: limited
    • (of automobile insurance) providing coverage for most risks, including damage to the policyholder’s own vehicle.
      “comprehensive and collision insurance”
    • US
      an examination testing a student’s command of a special field of knowledge.
  2. 2.
    archaic
    relating to understanding.

noun

BRITISH
noun: comprehensive; plural noun: comprehensives
  1. 1.
    a secondary school catering to children of all abilities from a given area.
Origin
early 17th century: from French compréhensif, -ive, from late Latin comprehensivus, from the verb comprehendere ‘grasp mentally.’
Ontological implications of the word comprehensive:  Truth being complete, is therefore comprehensive. 

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mon·ar·chy

ˈmänərkē,ˈmänˌärkē/
noun
noun: monarchy
  1. a form of government with a monarch at the head.
    • a state that has a monarch.
      plural noun: monarchies
    • the monarch and royal family of a country.
      noun: the monarchy
      “the monarchy is the focus of loyalty and service”
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French monarchie, via late Latin from Greek monarkhia ‘the rule of one.’
Ontological implications of the word monarchy:  Truth being one and monarchy being the rule of one, therefore Truth is a monarchy.

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mort·gage
ˈmôrɡij/
noun
noun: mortgage; plural noun: mortgages
  1. 1.
    a legal agreement by which a bank or other creditor lends money at interest in exchange for taking title of the debtor’s property, with the condition that the conveyance of title becomes void upon the payment of the debt.
    • a loan obtained through the conveyance of property as security.
      “I put down a hundred thousand in cash and took out a mortgage for the rest”
    • a deed effecting the conditions of a mortgage.
verbmortgage; 3rd person present: mortgages; past tense: mortgaged; past participle: mortgaged; gerund or present participle: mortgaging
  1. 1.
    convey (a property) to a creditor as security on a loan.
    “the estate was mortgaged up to the hilt”
    • expose to future risk or constraint for the sake of immediate advantage.
      “some people worry that selling off federal assets mortgages the country’s future”
Origin:  late Middle English: from Old French, literally ‘dead pledge,’ from mort (from Latin mortuus ‘dead’) + gage ‘pledge.’
Ontological implications of the word mortgage:  Truth being that which is, is therefore that which exists, that which lives, therefore there is no death.  Therefore there is no death pledge, no mortgage.
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pen·ti·men·to

ˌpen(t)əˈmen(t)ō/
noun
noun: pentimento; noun: pentimenti
  1. a visible trace of earlier painting beneath a layer or layers of paint on a canvas.
Origin
early 20th century: from Italian, literally ‘repentance.’
Ontological implications of the word pentimento:
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pro·fu·sion
prəˈfyo͞oZHən/
noun
noun: profusion; plural noun: profusions
  1. an abundance or large quantity of something.
    “a rich profusion of wildflowers”
    synonyms: abundance, mass, host, cornucopia, riot, superabundance; More

Origin
mid 16th century: via French from Latin profusio(n-), from profundere ‘pour out.’ Early use expressed the senses ‘extravagance,’ ‘squandering,’ and ‘waste.’
Ontological implications of the word profusion:
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pro·tag·o·nist
prōˈtaɡənəst,prəˈtaɡənəst/
noun
noun: protagonist; plural noun: protagonists
  1. the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text.
    • the main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation.
      “in this colonial struggle, the main protagonists were Great Britain and France”
      synonyms: chief/central/principal/main/leading character, chief/central/principal/main/leading participant, chief/central/principal/main/leading figure, chief/central/principal/main/leading player, principal, hero/heroine, leading man/lady, title role, lead

      “the protagonist in the plot”
    • an advocate or champion of a particular cause or idea.
      “a strenuous protagonist of the new agricultural policy”
      antonyms: opponent
Origin:  late 17th century: from Greek prōtagōnistēs, from prōtos ‘first in importance’ + agōnistēs ‘actor.’
Ontological implications of the word protagonist:
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rogue
rōɡ/
noun: rogue; plural noun: rogues
  1. 1. a dishonest or unprincipled man.
    “you are a rogue and an embezzler”
    • a person whose behavior one disapproves of but who is nonetheless likable or attractive (often used as a playful term of reproof).
      “Cenzo, you old rogue!”
      synonyms: rascalimpdevilmonkey; More
  2. 2. an elephant or other large wild animal driven away or living apart from the herd and having savage or destructive tendencies.
    “a rogue elephant”
    • a person or thing that behaves in an aberrant, faulty, or unpredictable way.
      “he hacked into data and ran rogue programs”
    • an inferior or defective specimen among many satisfactory ones, especially a seedling or plant deviating from the standard variety.
verb: rogue; 3rd person present: rogues; past tense: rogued; past participle: rogued; gerund or present participle: roguing
  1. 1. remove inferior or defective plants or seedlings from (a crop).
Origin:  mid 16th century (denoting an idle vagrant): probably from Latin rogare ‘beg, ask,’ and related to obsolete slang roger ‘vagrant beggar’ (many such cant terms were introduced toward the middle of the 16th century).
Ontological implications of the word rogue:  Truth does not go rogue.
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salve1
sav/
noun
noun: salve; plural noun: salves
  1. 1.
    an ointment used to promote healing of the skin or as protection.
    synonyms: ointment, cream, balm, unguent, emollient; More
    • something that is soothing or consoling for wounded feelings or an uneasy conscience.
      “the idea provided him with a salve for his guilt”
verb
verb: salve; 3rd person present: salves; past tense: salved; past participle: salved; gerund or present participle: salving
  1. 1.
    soothe (wounded pride or one’s conscience).
    “charity salves our conscience”
    synonyms: soothe, assuage, ease, allay, lighten, alleviate, comfort, mollify

    “she did it to salve her conscience”
  2. 2.
    archaic
    apply salve to.
Origin:  Old English sealfe (noun), sealfian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zalf and German Salbe .
Ontological implications of the word salve:  

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trans·hu·man·ism
tranzˈhyo͞omənizm/
noun
noun: transhumanism
  1. the belief or theory that the human race can evolve beyond its current physical and mental limitations, especially by means of science and technology.

    Ontological implications of the word transhumanism:  Truth being all.  I think therefore I am.  Therefore I am truth. Therefore consciousness is truth.  Therefore being human is an apparency, not a reality.

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verklempt

PRONUNCIATION:
(fuhr-KLEMT, vuhr-) 
MEANING:
noun: Overcome with emotion; choked up.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Yiddish farklempt (overcome with emotion), from German verklemmt (inhibited). Earliest documented use: 1991.
Ontological implications of the word verklempt:  Truth being one is thus united, harmonious, therefore without discord, without anything to overcome. Therefore truth is emotionally balanced.
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ze·ro-sum
ˈˌzirō ˈsəm,ˈˌzērō ˈsəm/
adjectivezero-sum
  1. (of a game or situation) in which whatever is gained by one side is lost by the other.
    “altruism is not a zero-sum game”
Ontological implications of the word zero-sum:  Truth being one, there is no other.  Therefore Truth is one-sided.
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