faculties of Arts and Sciences: How should science relate to the arts?
Then my faculties were unchained, and a shriek broke from my cold lips.
And that is something like what men do with the faculties that God has given them.
He must work as earnestly as the man destitute of his faculties.
Labor means the faculties of the individual applied to his own labor.
Having no external resources, they turned their thoughts inward and led forth their own faculties.
By that time his faculties are exhausted, and he needs the refreshment of silence.
The worst passions are but the disorderly exercise of feelings and faculties in themselves good and capable of redemption.
It can be only through a liberal culture of all her faculties.
Scarce, however, had he mastered the alphabet, until the faculties of the deformed began to expand.
late 14c., "ability, means, resources," from Old French faculté (14c.) "skill, accomplishment, learning," and directly from Latin facultatem (nominative facultas) "power, ability, wealth," from *facli-tat-s, from facilis (see facile).
Academic sense "branch of knowledge" probably was the earliest in English (attested in Anglo-Latin from late 12c.), on notion of "ability in knowledge." Originally each department was a faculty; the use in reference to the whole teaching staff of a college dates from 1767.
faculty fac·ul·ty (fāk'əl-tē)
A natural or specialized power of a living organism.