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involuntary celibate

A label self-applied by members of the online subculture of men (mostly young, white, and heterosexual) who claim to be unable to find or attract women as romantic partners and post consequent expressions of self-pity, entitlement, and misogyny, as well sometimes promoting or condoning violence toward others (especially those who are sexually active). The phrase is commonly contracted as "incel." Elliot Rodger, perpetrator of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, has been celebrated as a hero by some involuntary celibates—so-called incels.
See also: involuntary

involuntary dismount

n. falling off a bike or motorcycle. He impacted a monolith and suffered an involuntary dismount.
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Other courts have viewed the BAPCPA's amendment of Section 303(b)(1) as merely clarifying prior legislative intent to focus primarily on liability issues and not preclude creditors whose claims are partially disputed from seeking involuntary bankruptcy relief.
They realized a gain of $300,000 ($400,000 - $100,000), or $150,000 each, on the involuntary conversion of their home.
According to him the move to purge the involuntary disappearance records was made without prior knowledge of the Commission on Human Rights, other concerned human rights groups and relatives of the victims.
Moreover, APDP urges that moral pressure be brought upon the Indian State to act as per principles of law and justice and allow unconditional access to all international rights bodies to investigate all allegation of human rights including phenomenon of enforced or involuntary disappearances in Jammu and Kashmir.
Although the exact mechanism of reducing involuntary movements by tDCS is unknown, there are several possibilities for explaining this effect.
To study psychosocial adjustments to involuntary movements.
The law gives parents, friends or relatives a pathway to intervene and get a patient into involuntary treatment for substance use disorders for a period of up to 360 days.
Section 303 of the Bankruptcy Code contains three requirements for commencing an involuntary bankruptcy case: (1) there must be three or more petitioning creditors; (2) each petitioning creditor must hold a claim against the debtor that is not contingent as to liability or the subject of a bona fide dispute as to liability or amount; and (3) the claims must aggregate at least $15,775 more than the value of liens on the debtor's property.
"The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care" will be held Wednesday, May 24, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Some involuntary patients feel disrespected by staff members (8) or experience inadvertent psychological harm, including "loss of self-esteem, identity, self-control, and self-efficacy, as well as diminished hope in the possibility of recovery." (15) Involuntary hospitalization also can have serious practical consequences.
In this article, we use 1971-2014 data from the Current Population Survey to examine temporal changes in involuntary part-time work--an increasingly common type of underemployment.
Thus far in 2015, the financial well-being score for this group, what Gallup calls involuntary part-time workers, is 46.3, compared with 44.6 for the unemployed and 60 for full-time workers who work for an employer.
As a solution to this problem, SpeechVive Inc.'s SpeechVive elicits the "Lombard effect," an involuntary reflex which causes people to speak louder and articulate better in noisy environments, without placing any demand on cognitive ability.
Sneezes are involuntary. Small particles, such as pollen or dust, float up your nose and irritate the membrane.
The principal legal issues are therefore likely to be whether the incoming possessor is an involuntary bailee and, if so, what are his/her obligations.