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Roget categorization dictionary

Dictionary Information

Description: This WordStat dictionary based on the well know Roget thesaurus categorizes 100,685 words and phrases into 1042 categories (6 broad classes).

Requirement: WordStat 4.0 (with English lemmatization option enabled) or WordStat 3.1 if the text corpus to analyze has already been lemmatized.

Limitation: This dictionary has been created using the 1911 edition of the thesaurus. Many modern words are missing. For this reason, its may not be entirely suitable for use in natural-language processing tasks. It may nevertheless be useful for experimentation as well as for the development of more comprehensive categorization systems.

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CLASS I – ABSTRACT RELATIONS

  • 1.1 EXISTENCE
    • 1.1.1 BEING ABSTRACT
    • 1.1.2 BEING CONCRETE
    • 1.1.3 FORMAL EXISTENCE
      • 1.1.3.1 INTERNAL CONDITIONS
      • 1.1.3.2 EXTERNAL CONDITIONS
    • 1.1.4 MODAL EXISTENCE
  • 1.2 RELATION
    • 1.2.1 ABSOlUTE RELATION
    • 1.2.2 CONTINUOUS RELATION
    • 1.2.3 PARTIAL RELATION
    • 1.2.4 GENERAL RELATION
  • 1.3 QUANTITY
    • 1.3.1 SIMPLE QUANTITY
    • 1.3.2 COMPARATIVE QUANTITY
      • 1.3.2.1 COMPARISON GENERAL
      • 1.3.2.2 COMPARISON WITH STANDARD
      • 1.3.2.3 COMPARISON WITH SIMILAR
      • 1.3.2.4 CHANGES IN QUANTITY
    • 1.3.3 CONJUNCTIVE QUANTITY
    • 1.3.4 CONCRETE QUANTITY
  • 1.4 ORDER
    • 1.4.1 ORDER GENERAL
    • 1.4.2 CONSECUTIVE ORDER
    • 1.4.3 CulLECTIVE ORDER
    • 1.4.4 DISTRIBUTIVE ORDER
    • 1.4.5 CATEGORICAL ORDER
  • 1.5 NUMBER
    • 1.5.1 NUMBER IN THE ABSTRACT
    • 1.5.2 DETERMINATE NUMBER
    • 1.5.3 INDETERMINATE NUMBER
  • 1.6 TIME
    • 1.6.1 ABSulUTE TIME
    • 1.6.2 RELATIVE TIME
      • 1.6.2.1 RELATIVE TO SUCCESSION
      • 1.6.2.2 RELATIVE TO A PERIOD
      • 1.6.2.3 REFERENCE TO EFFECT/PURPOSE
    • 1.6.3 RECURRENT TIME
  • 1.7 CHANGE
    • 1.7.1 SIMPLE CHANGE
    • 1.7.2 COMPLEX CHANGE
  • 1.8 CAUSATION
    • 1.8.1 CONSTANCY OF SEQUENCE
    • 1.8.2 ABOUT CAUSE AND EFFECT
    • 1.8.3 POWER IN OPERATION
    • 1.8.4 INDIRECT POWER
    • 1.8.5 COMBINATION OF CAUSES

CLASS II – RELATED TO SPACE

  • 2.1 SPACE IN GENERAL
    • 2.1.1 ABSTRACT SPACE
    • 2.1.2 RELATIVE SPACE
    • 2.1.3 EXISTENCE IN SPACE
  • 2.2 DIMENSIONS
    • 2.1.1 GENERAL DIMENSIONS
    • 2.2.2 LINEAR DIMENSIONS
    • 2.2.3 CENTRICAL DIMENSIONS
    • 2.2.4 SPECIAL DIMENSIONS
  • 2.3 FORM
    • 2.3.1 GENERAL FORM
    • 2.3.2 SPECIAL FORM
    • 2.3.3 SUPERFICIAL FORM
  • 2.4 MOTION
    • 2.4.1 MOTION IN GENERAL
    • 2.4.2 DEGREES OF MOTION
    • 2.4.3 MOTION WITH FORCE
    • 2.4.4 MOTION WITH DIRECTION

CLASS III – RELATED TO MATTER

  • 3.1 MATTER IN GENERAL
  • 3.2 INORGANIC MATTER
    • 3.2.1 SOLID MATTER
    • 3.2.2 FLUID MATTER
      • 3.2.2.1 FLUIDES IN GENERAL
      • 3.2.2.2 SPECIFIC FLUIDS
      • 3.2.2.3 FLUIDS IN MOTION
    • 3.2.3 IMPERFECT FLUIDS
  • 3.3 ORGANIC MATTER
    • 3.3.1 VITALITY
      • 3.3.1.1 VITALITY IN GENERAL
      • 3.3.1.2 SPECIAL VITALITY
    • 3.3.2 SENSATION
      • 3.3.2.1 SENSATION IN GENERAL
      • 3.3.2.2 SPECIAL SENSATION
      • 3.3.2.3 TOUCH
      • 3.3.2.4 HEAT
      • 3.3.2.5 TASTE
      • 3.3.2.6 ODOR
      • 3.3.2.7 SOUND
        • 3.3.2.7.1 SOUND IN GENERAL
        • 3.3.2.7.2 SPECIFIC SOUNDS
        • 3.3.2.7.3 MUSICAL SOUNDS
        • 3.3.2.7.4 PERCEPTION OF SOUND
      • 3.3.2.8 LIGHT
        • 3.3.2.8.1 LIGHT IN GENERAL
        • 3.3.2.8.2 SPECIFIC LIGHT
        • 3.3.2.8.3 PERCEPTIONS OF LIGHT

CLASS IV – INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES

  • 4.1 FORMATION OF IDEAS
    • 4.1.1 OPERATIONS OF INTELLECT IN GENERAL
    • 4.1.2 PRECURSORY CONDITIONS AND OPERATIONS
    • 4.1.3 MATERIALS FOR REASONING
      • 4.1.3.1 GENERAL EVIDENCE
      • 4.1.3.2 DEGREES OF EVIDENCE
    • 4.1.4 REASONING PROCESSES
    • 4.1.5 RESULTS OF REASONING
      • 4.1.5.1 GENERAL
      • 4.1.5.2 FACULTIES
    • 4.1.6 EXTENSION OF THOUGHT
      • 4.1.6.1 TO THE PAST
      • 4.1.6.2 TO THE FUTURE
    • 4.1.7 CREATIVE THOUGHT
  • 4.2 COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS
    • 4.2.1 NATURE OF IDEAS COMMUNICATED
    • 4.2.2 MODES OF COMMUNICATION
    • 4.2.3 MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS
      • 4.2.3.1 NATURAL MEANS
      • 4.2.3.2 CONVENTIONAL MEANS
        • 4.2.3.2.1 LANGUAGE GENERALLY
        • 4.2.3.2.2 SPOKEN LANGUAGE
        • 4.2.3.2.3 WRITTEN LANGUAGE

CLASS V – VOLONTARY POWERS

  • 5.1 INDIVIDUAL VOLITION
    • 5.1.1 VOLITION IN GENERAL
      • 5.1.1.1 ACTS OF VOLITIONS
      • 5.1.1.2 CAUSES OF VOLITION
      • 5.1.1.3 OBJECTS OF VOLITION
    • 5.1.2 PROSPECTIVE VOLITION
      • 5.1.2.1 CONCEPTIONAL VOLITION
      • 5.1.2.2 SUBSERVIENCE TO ENDS
        • 5.1.2.2.1 ACTUAL SUBSERVIENCE
        • 5.1.2.2.2 CONTINGENT SUBSERVIENCE
        • 5.1.2.2.3 PRECURSORY MEASURES
    • 5.1.3 VOLUNTARY ACTION
      • 5.1.3.1 SIMPLE VOLUNTARY ACTION
      • 5.1.3.2 COMPLEX VOLUNTARY ACTION
    • 5.1.4 ANTAGONISM
      • 5.1.4.1 CONDITIONAL ANTAGONISM
    • 5.1.5 RESULTS OF VOLUNTARY ACTION
  • 5.2 INTERSOCIAL VOLITION SECTION
    • 5.2.1 GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION
    • 5.2.2 SPECIAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION
    • 5.2.3 CONDITIONAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION
    • 5.2.4 POSSESSIVE RELATIONS
      • 5.2.4.1 PROPERTY IN GENERAL
      • 5.2.4.2 TRANSFER OF PROPERTY
      • 5.2.4.3 INTERCHANGE OF PROPERTY
      • 5.2.4.4 MONETARY RELATIONS

CLASS VI – SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

  • 6.1 AFFECTIONS IN GENERAL
  • 6.2 PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
    • 6.2.1 PASSIVE AFFECTIONS
    • 6.2.2 DISCRIMINATIVE AFFECTIONS
    • 6.2.3 PROSPECTIVE AFFECTIONS
    • 6.2.4 CONTEMPLATIVE AFFECTIONS
    • 6.2.5 EXTRINSIC AFFECTIONS
    • 5.1.2 PROSPECTIVE VOLITION
  • 6.3 SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
    • 6.3.1 SOCIAL AFFECTIONS
    • 6.3.2 DIFFUSIVE SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
    • 6.3.3 SPECIAL SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
    • 6.3.4 RETROSPECTIVE SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
  • 6.4 MORAL AFFECTIONS
    • 6.4.1 MORAL OBLIGATIONS
    • 6.4.2 MORAL SENTIMENTS
    • 6.4.3 MORAL CONDITIONS
    • 6.4.4 MORAL PRACTICE
    • 6.4.5 INSTITUTIONS
  • 6.5 RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS
    • 6.5.1 SUPERHUMAN BEINGS AND REGIONS
    • 6.5.2 RELIGIOUS SENTIMENTS
    • 6.5.3 ACTS OF RELIGION
    • 6.5.4 MYTHOLOGICAL DEITIES AND POWERS
    • 6.5.5 RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS