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Fossilization  n.  The process of converting, or of being converted, into a fossil.

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... his powers because he spent his time almost entirely amongst politicians of the same school. His mind, though by no means closed against new ideas, lacked the eager inquisitiveness of that of Napoleon, who, before the process of imperial fossilization set in, welcomed discussions with men of all shades of opinion, and encouraged in them that frankness of utterance which at once widens and clarifies the views of the disputants. It is true that Pitt's private conversations are almost unknown. They appear to have ranged within political grooves, ...
— William Pitt and the Great War • John Holland Rose

Words linked to "Fossilization" :   natural process, natural action, action, petrifaction, transition

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