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Definition of the noun Abderite
What does Abderite mean as a name of something?
- An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.
- The 'Abderite': Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher.
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by Mary P. Lindsey
Abderite An obsolete term meaning 'stupid person' derivedfrom the town of Abderite in Thrace whose inhabitants, according to Greek legend, wereless intelligentthan normal. Abductors/abduction The abductor muscles ofajoint movethe limbs away from the midline ofthebody (abduction). They may be tightened by cerebral palsy so that the limbs are pulled outward at that point. Abetalipoproteinaemia = BassenKornzweig syndrome. Abortion The separationandexpulsionof thecontents ...
by Samuel Fallows
KEY: Abderite SYN: Cynic, sardonic, derisive, sarcastic, jocular, flippant, nonchalant, sportive, sprightful, buoyant. ANT: Lachrymose, plaintive, maundering, querimonious, plaintive, dolesome, lackadaisical, grumbling, croaking, lugubrious. KEY: Abdicate SYN: Abandon, relinquish, resign, surrender, vacate. ANT: Retain, maintain, claim, ...
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
abderite Obsolete term for a feebleminded person. abducens nerve Cranial nerve VI. Carries somatic motor (general visceral efferent) fibers for control of the lateral rectus muscle of the eye. Also known as abducent nerve. abduction Movement of a body part away from the center of the body, such as a fist opening up with fingers showing. Compare ADDUCTION. abductor A muscle that pulls body parts away from the center of the body Compare ADDUCTOR. Aberdeen system A ...
A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie
Abderite (ab'der-it), n. [L. abderita. Or. abderites. ] An inhabitant of Abdera, a maritime town in Thrace, and sometimes a term ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3D2E1R1I1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ABDERITE
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- TIRE BEAD
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