He despised it for showing war not as an arena of bravery and honor but as a locus of dread and fear.
Frey is what happens when you make individual suffering, publically borne, the locus classicus of all literary culture.
At the locus of policy on peace, territory and Palestinians, the picture is worse.
With Mitch McConnell soon to be in charge, look for the Senate to become the locus of attacks on campaign finance reform.
The first is its self-ascribed role as the locus of Islamic morality.
After all, the life of the universe is but the locus and extension of ours.
The locus of the idea, of the given problem, is not the same in the two processes.
Our engine had got the locus part all right, but was rather weak about the motion.
We had no "locus standi" for complaining of this change and did not complain.
This locus will be found available in combination with the preceding locus bearing on Opposita.
(plural loci), 1715, "locality," from Latin locus "a place, spot, position," from Old Latin stlocus, literally "where something is placed," from PIE root *st(h)el- "to cause to stand, to place." Used by Latin writers for Greek topos. Mathematical sense by 1750.
locus lo·cus (lō'kəs)
n. pl. lo·ci (-sī', -kē, -kī')
A place; site.
The position that a given gene occupies on a chromosome.
plur. loci (loh-seye, loh-keye)
In geometry, the set of all points (and only those points) that satisfy certain conditions; these points form a curve or figure. For example, the locus of all points in space one foot from a given point is a sphere having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point. The locus of all points in a plane one foot from a given point is a circle having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point.