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latent
used in The Demolished Man

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Definition
potentially existing but not presently evident or active
  • Latent Espers turned up infrequently.
    Chapter 7 (48% in)
  • He nodded to the receptionist and followed the Latent through the door.
    Chapter 7 (49% in)
  • @kins was one of the burning lights of the Guild long-range education plan, and leader of the Environment Clique which believed that telepathic ability was not a congenital characteristic, but rather a latent quality of every living organism which could be developed by suitable training.
    Chapter 10 (37% in)
  • So far, his results had been the discovery of 2% Latent Espers, which was under the average of the Guild Institute interviews.
    Chapter 10 (39% in)
  • A thin trickle of latent energy.
    Chapter 15 (92% in)
  • His psyche began to throb and vibrate as he reached out and absorbed those tiny streams of latent energy.
    Chapter 15 (94% in)
  • From each Esper in the city, a trickle of latent power that merged and merged into a stream, a river, a swirling sea of Mass Cathexis directed toward Powell, tuned to Powell.
    Chapter 15 (96% in)
  • He was out of the house, wandering through the streets, blind, deaf, senseless, immersed in that boiling mass of latent energy... like a ship with sails caught in the nexus of a typhoon, fighting to convert a whirlpool of wind into the motive power that would lead to safety... S. Powell fought to absorb that fearful torrent, to Capitalize that latent energy, to Cathectize and direct it toward the Demolition of Reich before it was too late, too late, too late, too late, too late... ——
    Chapter 15 (98% in)
  • He was out of the house, wandering through the streets, blind, deaf, senseless, immersed in that boiling mass of latent energy... like a ship with sails caught in the nexus of a typhoon, fighting to convert a whirlpool of wind into the motive power that would lead to safety... S. Powell fought to absorb that fearful torrent, to Capitalize that latent energy, to Cathectize and direct it toward the Demolition of Reich before it was too late, too late, too late, too late, too late... ——
    Chapter 15 (99% in)
  • Every human being has a psyche composed of latent and capitalized energy.
    Chapter 17 (34% in)
  • Latent energy is our reserve... the untapped natural resources of our mind.
    Chapter 17 (34% in)
  • Capitalized energy is that latent energy which we call up and put to work.
    Chapter 17 (34% in)
  • Most of us use only a small portion of our latent energy.
    Chapter 17 (35% in)
  • When the Esper Guild uses the Mass Cathexis Measure, every Esper opens his psyche, so to speak, and contributes his latent energy to a pool.
    Chapter 17 (35% in)
  • One Esper alone taps this pool and becomes the canal for the latent energy.
    Chapter 17 (36% in)
  • Using the pool of latent energy, I built a common neurotic concept for Reich... the illusion that he alone in the world was real.
    Chapter 17 (39% in)
  • You're a latent Esper.
    Chapter 17 (72% in)

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