Sentence examples for mere from high-quality English sources.

  • Mere thought can bring about real emotion.

  • Mere observation is never enough, and neither is mere speculation.

  • “If you actually manage to explain consciousness, they say, you will diminish us all, turn us into mere protein robots, mere things.”

  • If you know anything about Silicon Valley techno-capitalism, the first thing you know is that it’s never about mere wealth, mere market domination.

Use mere in a sentence.

  • This means that the property is not a mere result of an immensely high degree of organisational complexity at the chemical level.

  • Here again Gendler stresses that the wontian explanation she provides is premised on how imagination is distinct from mere supposition and belief.

  • One of these is objectification: wrongfully treating something (or someone) that is not a mere object as if it were a mere object.

  • Kant (Lectures on Ethics) himself claims that no farming practice does—animals are mere means and so treating them as mere means is fine.

  • When immigrants are reduced to the status of a mere machine, it becomes terrifyingly easy to dispense with them or dismiss them if circumstances render it necessary.

  • All intentionality, he holds, involves a presentation (Vorstellung) (in some sense, an appearance) of an object (including mere imaginings or conceivings of objects).

  • However, Sturm does not content himself with putting forth a mere natural history, a mere listing of things found in nature, or curious experimental results.

  • On Tooming’s picture, (engaged) imagination, unlike mere supposition, requires mental imagery (2018: 690; see the entry on mental imagery and section 2.3 of the entry on imagination).

mere sentence examples

  • Being caused by an intention distinguishes movements (or absences of movement) which are actions from mere events, and so, among bodily movements, intentional actions from mere reflexes.

  •   (1) A plum-pudding, that is not really solid, is mere porridge;   (2) Every plum-pudding, served at my table, has been boiled in a cloth;   (3) A plum-pudding that is mere porridge is indistinguishable from soup;   (4) No plum-puddings are really solid, except what are served at my table.

  •   (1) All the human race, except my footmen, have a certain amount of common-sense;   (2) No one, who lives on barley-sugar, can be anything but a mere baby;   (3) None but a hop-scotch player knows what real happiness is;   (4) No mere baby has a grain of common sense;   (5) No engine-driver ever plays hop-scotch;   (6) No footman of mine is ignorant of what true happiness is.

  • Prior to 1848, Marx used the Hegelian idea of estrangement (which Hegel had used in a metaphysical sense) to indicate the alienation of the worker from the enjoyment of the products of his labour, the crass treatment of human labour as a mere commodity and human beings as mere things, and the general dehumanization of individuals in a selfish, profit-seeking capitalist society.


  • noun object

    - a small pond of standing water

  • adj all

    - being nothing more than specified

    Example: a mere child

  • adj all

    - apart from anything else; without additions or modifications

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  • 13 sentence examples for mere from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • 1 sentence examples for mere from British Royal Society
  • 1 sentence examples for mere from The New Yorker
  • 1 sentence examples for mere from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for mere from The Economist
  • 2 sentence examples for mere from GutenbergBooks - Symbolic Logic by Lewis Carroll
  • 1 sentence examples for mere from Encyclopedia Britannica
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  • • Relevant word or phrase for mere is simple
  • • Relevant word or phrase for mere is bare

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