Cities can’t win. When they do well, people resent them as citadels of inequality; when they do badly, they are cesspools of hopelessness. So how can they evolve?
As befits two disciplines, neither of which is clearly defined and both of which address themselves to the whole of human life and thought, anthropology and philosophy are more than a little suspicious of one another.
Fighters' Yoh enjoying spotlight with Taiwan at WBC
The Japan Times
Daikan Yoh was surrounded by a mob befitting a rock star. Most eyes had been trained on the Taiwanese outfielder during his team's practice session at Tokyo Dome on Friday, and finally they'd caught up to him. The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ...
By BEE-SHYUAN CHANG
Will the London Olympics one day be remembered as a cesspool of social media negativity?
These findings are no fluke; other studies have come to similar conclusions. But why would having a sister make you happier?
The usual answer — that girls and women are more likely than boys and men to talk about emotions — is somehow unsatisfying, especially to a researcher like me. Much of my work over the years has developed the premise that women’s styles of friendship and conversation aren’t inherently better than men’s, simply different.
Meaning #1: like or characteristic of or befitting a sister
Synonyms: sisterlike, sororal
Antonym: brotherly (meaning #1)
Of, relating to, or resembling a sister; sisterly.
[From Latin soror, sister.]
- A stroke of good luck.
- A chance occurrence; an accident.
- Games. An accidentally good or successful stroke in billiards or pool.
Pronunciation: /bɪˈfɪt/Translate befit | into Italian
verb (befits, befitting, befitted)[with object]
Spelling ruleIf a verb ends with a single vowel plus a consonant, and the stress is at the end of the word (as in refer), double the last letter when adding -ing or -ed: (befits, befitting, befitted).
- be • fit • ting