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Definition of the noun Acrasia

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Acrasia is a genus of Geometridae, described by Rogenhofer in 1875.

Acrasia is a genus of Acrasiaceae.

Alternative definition of the noun Acrasia


  1. lacking self-control


Acrasia is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

Phrases with Acrasia

  1. Acrasia Crinita
  2. Genus Acrasia
  3. Bellerus Acrasia
  4. Lophocomus Acrasia
  5. Protentomon acrasia
  6. Proturentomon Acrasia
  7. Kuschelachertus Acrasia
  8. Species Bellerus Acrasia
  9. Species Lophocomus Acrasia
  10. species Protentomon acrasia
  11. Species Proturentomon Acrasia
  12. Species Kuschelachertus Acrasia

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Google previewSpenser's Anatomy of Heroism (1970)

A Commentary on 'The Faerie Queene' by Maurice Evans

Acrasia is the mother of all forms of cerebral eroticism, including that of Cymochles, the voyeur who watches the...

Google previewChivalry and Romance in the English Renaissance (2003)

by Alex Davis

Acrasia is the enchantress in Book II of the Faerie Queene, Lyndaraza an equivalent figure in Margaret Tyler's translation, The Mirrour of Princely Deedes and Knighthood (London: T. Este, 1578), sigs. T8v-U2r. The two figures would bear ...

Google previewDictionary of Philosophy (2002)

by Alan Lacey

Acrasia. (Akrasia) . See INCONTINENCE. Action.

Google previewThe Arthurian Name Dictionary (2013)

by Christopher W. Bruce

ACRASIA A beautiful sorceress in Spenser's The Faerie Queene who ruled the Bower of Bliss, a garden that contained ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

acrasia. Intemperance. Used nine times by Spenser who in THE FA.ERIE QuEENE (1596) personifies Acrasy as the Enchantress of ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

— « To come where vile Acrasia does wonne, ENCHASE Acrasia, a false enchaunteress, » m J That many errant knights hath foule fordonne. ' Spenser. Faerie Queene, book L can. 1 .

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Acrasia plural. Acrasiales. Mycology, a class of cellular slime molds noted for both plant and animal characteristics; usually classified in the division Myxomycota. (From a Greek word meaning "bad mixture.") acrasia Psychology, the absence of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

Also called acrasia (akrasia), weakness ofwill.The'Socraticparadox' that no one errs willingly (for a willing errorisnotanerror)raisesthe problem whether one can act against one's better judgement, be the judgement moral or prudential, etc.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

acrasia. A pathological lack of self- control. acroaesthesia. Hypersensitivity in the bodily extremities. acroanaesthesia . Loss of sensation in one or more of the bodily extremities. acrocephaly.

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

akrade see determinism akrasia Also spelled acrasia, this is a Greek term meaning ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (2016)

by Simon Blackburn

access accessibility relation accident accident, fallacy of the accidentalism accidie Achilles and the Tortoise acosmism acquaintance and description acrasia action action at a distance active euthanasia activism actobject ambiguity actobject ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of Education (2011)

Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien

acrasia (See akrasia) ACT (See Action for Children's Television) ACT (See American College Testing) ACTE (See Association for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

acrasia See akrasia. acrolect n. The most prestigious variety of a language within a speech community, such as *Received Pronunciation in Britain. See also dialect, idiolect, lect. Compare basilect, mesolect.

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1A1S1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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