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Definition of Adaptation


  1. The act or process of adapting, or fitting; or the state of being adapted or fitted; fitness.
  2. The result of adapting; an adapted form.

Adaptation Quotations

Henry Miller Quote
Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.
Henry Miller

Religious belief itself is an adaptation that has evolved because we're hard-wired to form tribalistic religions.
E. O. Wilson

I'm not afraid to play ugly - look at 'Adaptation.' I looked like a turd that a cat had coughed up.
Nicolas Cage

The truth is that I know very few novelists who have been satisfied with the adaptation of their books for the screen.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.
Annie Besant
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Adaptation Translations

adaptation in Dutch is modificatie, bewerking, aanpassing
adaptation in French is adaptation
adaptation in German is Anpassung {f}
adaptation in Italian is adattamento
adaptation in Swedish is anpassning, adaptation

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