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Definition of the adjective acherontic
What does acherontic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades
Alternative definition of the adjective acherontic
- Of or pertaining to Acheron; infernal; hence, dismal, gloomy; moribund.
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by Ernest Weekley
acherontic. Gloomy, morihund, from G. 'Ave- pwr, river of Infernal Regions. Cf. stygian. achieve. OF. achiee-, tonic stem of achever, VL. *accapare, from ad ...
A Thomas Hardy Dictionary (1989)
with maps and a chronology by F. B. Pinion
Acherontic shades (JO.VI.iv), spirits of the dead in the underworld by the gloomy Acheron river (classical mythology); cf. Virgil, Aeneid vi ,295ff.
overcast 09 cheerless, Cimmerian, depressed, dyspeptic, miserable, saturnine, sorrowful, tenebrose, tenebrous 10 Acherontic, depressing, despondent, disastrous, dispirited, downlooked, melancholy, sepulchral, tenebrious 11 crepuscular, ...
The Royal English Dictionary ... The Fourth Edition Improved; to which are Added, the Lives of Several Eminent Modern Writers (1771)
by Daniel Fenning
ACHERONTIC, Adj. of or pertaining to Arberon. A/CHIA, S. a species of cane growing în the East Indies, which is pickled green there, with strong vinegar, pepper, and other spices. A/CHIAR, S. [a Malayan word, fignifying all forts of fruits and ...
by Daniel Fenning
ACHERONTIC, Adj. of or pertaining to Acbtmt* A'CHIA, S. a species of cane growing irr the Fast-Indies, which is pickled green there, with strong vinegar, pepper, and other spice*. A'CHIAR, S [a Malayan word, signifying all sorts of fruits and ...
The Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)
Books, Acherontic, those wherein ...
A Classical Dictionary (1872)
by Charles Anthon
Such were, among the Etrurians, the Acherontic and ntual books of 'Pages, containing the precepts of agriculture, legislation, medicine, the rules of divination, of meteorology, of astrology, and also a system of metaphysics : such were, among ...
A Classical Dictionary: containing an account of the principal proper names mentioned in ancient authors ... Together with an account of coins, weights and measures, etc (1841)
by Charles ANTHON (LL.D.)
Such were, among the Etrurians, the Acherontic and ritual books of 'l'ages, containing the precepts of agriculture, legislation, medicine, the rules of divination, of meteorology, of astrology, and also a system of metaphysics: such were, among ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
ACHERONTIC, belonging to Acheron. Bailey. ACHERSET, an ancient measure of corn, conjectured to be the same with our quarter, or eight oufhels. ACHERTSIA, in ancient geography, 1. A lake between Cumæ and -the promontory Misenum, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
oppressed, saturnine, tenebrous, woebegone 1 0 acheron- ian, acherontic, caliginous, depres- 315 goad sant, depressing, depressive, despondent, lugubrious, melancholy, oppressive, tenebrific.
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The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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