Thus the diffluent imagination is, trait for trait, the opposite of the plastic imagination.
diffluent, said of the gills when they dissolve into a fluid.
Here we come away from the vague forms; the diffluent imagination becomes substantial and asserts itself through its permanence.
We shall see that its opposite, diffluent imagination, is that which depends least upon that factor, or is most free from it.
The diffluent imagination is another general form, but one that is completely opposed to the foregoing.
To sum up—In this form of the diffluent imagination the emotional factor exercises supreme authority.
There yet remains for us to study two important varieties that I connect with the diffluent imagination.