- Cy.re.na.ic[sairin'eiik] n cirenaico: 1 natural ou habitante da Cirenaica (África). 2 Philos doutrina pela qual o prazer é o único escopo racional da vida. 3 filósofo da doutrina cirenaica. • adj cirenaico.
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Cyrenaic — [sir΄ə nā′ik, sī΄rənā′ik] adj. 1. of Cyrenaica or Cyrene 2. of the Greek school of philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who considered immediate, sensual pleasure the greatest good n. a philosopher of the Cyrenaic school … English World dictionary
Cyrenaic — Cyr e*na ic (s?r ? n? ?k or s? r? ), a. [L. Cyrenaicus, fr. Cyrene, in Libya.] Pertaining to Cyrenaica, an ancient country of northern Africa, and to Cyrene, its principal city; also, to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus, a native of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Cyrenaic — /sir euh nay ik, suy reuh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Cyrenaica, or its chief city, Cyrene. 2. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who taught that pleasure is the only rational aim of life. n. 3. a… … Universalium
Cyrenaic — noun Etymology: Latin cyrenaicus, from Greek kyrēnaikos, from Kyrēnē Cyrene, Africa, home of Aristippus, author of the doctrine Date: 1586 an adherent of the doctrine that pleasure is the chief end of life • Cyrenaic adjective • Cyrenaicism noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
Cyrenaic — [ˌsʌɪərɪ neɪɪk] adjective of or denoting the ancient Greek hedonistic school of philosophy founded c.400 BC by Aristippus the Elder of Cyrene in North Africa. noun a follower of the Cyrenaic school. Derivatives Cyrenaicism noun … English new terms dictionary
Cyrenaic — Cyr•e•na•ic [[t]ˌsɪr əˈneɪ ɪk, ˌsaɪ rə [/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to Cyrenaica or Cyrene 2) pho noting or pertaining to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who taught that pleasure is the only rational aim of life 3) a… … From formal English to slang
Cyrenaic — /saɪrəˈneɪək/ (say suyruh nayuhk) adjective 1. of or relating to Cyrenaica, an ancient region in northern Africa, or its chief city, Cyrene. 2. denoting or relating to a school of hedonistic philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who taught… … Australian English dictionary
cyrenaic — I. |sirə|nāik, |sīr adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin Cyrenaicus, from Greek Kyrēnaïkos, adjective & noun, from Kyrēnaïka, ancient region in Libya (from Kyrēnē) & Kyrēnē Cyrene, ancient Greek city in Libya 1. a. : of, relati … Useful english dictionary
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CYRENAIC — Cyrenaicae … Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions
cyrenaic — cyr·e·na·ic … English syllables