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suspension of disbelief

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  • Suspension of disbelief — or willing suspension of disbelief is an aesthetic theory intended to characterize people s relationships to art. It was coined by the poet and aesthetic philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1817. It refers to the willingness of a person to… …   Wikipedia

  • suspension of disbelief — index credence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • suspension of disbelief — noun Peoples acceptance, for the sake of appreciation of art (including literature and the like), of what they know to be a nonfactual premise of the work of art. In science fiction films, suspension of disbelief is essential. See Also: suspend… …   Wiktionary

  • suspension of disbelief — Meaning Wilful act of deferral of one s critical faculties. Origin Originated in critical notices of theatrical events, where the audience joins in believing in the unbelievable to further the aims of the play …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Suspension of Disbelief (Argyle Park album) — Infobox Album | Name = Suspension of Disbelief Type = studio Artist = AP2 Released = June 27, 2000 Recorded = Genre = Industrial Length = 50:32 Label = Tooth Nail Records Producer = Reviews = * The Phantom Tollbooth… …   Wikipedia

  • Suspension volontaire d'incredulite — Suspension consentie de l incrédulité L’expression suspension consentie de l incrédulité (traduction de l’anglais : willing suspension of disbelief) décrit l’opération mentale qu effectue le spectateur d une œuvre de fiction qui accepte, le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Suspension of judgment — is a cognitive process and a rational state of mind in which one withholds judgments, particularly on the drawing of moral or ethical conclusions. The opposite of suspension of judgment is premature judgment usually shortened to prejudice.… …   Wikipedia

  • Suspensión de la incredulidad — es una expresión que representa la voluntad de un sujeto para dejar de lado (suspender) su sentido crítico, ignorando inconsistencias de la obra de ficción en la que se encuentra inmerso (como por ejemplo la existencia del unicornio),… …   Wikipedia Español

  • suspension — early 15c., temporary halting or deprivation, from L. suspensionem (nom. suspensio) the act or state of hanging up, a vaulting, from pp. stem of suspendere to hang (see SUSPEND (Cf. suspend)). A semblance of truth sufficient to procure for these… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Suspension de la incredulidad — Suspensión de la incredulidad se refiere a la voluntad que suele presentar un lector (o espectador) de una obra de ficción para olvidar leyes o verdades presentes en la vida cotidiana (por ejemplo, la existencia del Unicornio ) permitiéndole… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • disbelief — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, outright, pure, sheer, total, utter ▪ widespread ▪ open …   Collocations dictionary


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