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Definition of Mere

Mere

  1. A pool or lake.
  2. A boundary.
  3. To divide, limit, or bound.
  4. A mare.
  5. Unmixed; pure; entire; absolute; unqualified.
  6. Only this, and nothing else; such, and no more; simple; bare; as, a mere boy; a mere form.

Mere Quotations

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
Ellen G. White

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. - Norman Ralph Augustine
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Norman Ralph Augustine

Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
James Cash Penney

A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
Socrates

Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Edgar Allan Poe
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Mere Translations

mere in Dutch is louter, enkel, bloot
mere in Portuguese is mero
mere in Swedish is idel, ren, blott och bar
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