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Definition of the noun Acrasia

What does Acrasia mean as a name of something?

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. Kuschelachertus Acrasia
  7. Species Bellerus Acrasia
  8. Species Lophocomus Acrasia
  9. species Protentomon acrasia
  10. Species Proturentomon Acrasia
  11. Species Kuschelachertus Acrasia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for 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 . The doing of something or what is done. Problems about actions concern first of all what they are, and how they relate to things like trying, choosing, willing, intending (cf. also basic action); and ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs (1988)

by Jean-Charles Seigneuret

were among the influences that helped create Acrasia in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (1590-1596). In these epics ...

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

see ethics acrasia see akrasia act A term derived from the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

acrasia, involuntary defecation in indolent or sleeping persons. Cf. D. , Asthenic. D. acuta serosa mucosa. See D., Serous (Illus. Diet.), and D., Catarrhal. D. adiposa. See D., Fatty (Illus. Diet.). D. aestivalis. See D., Summer (Illus. Diet.).

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Diarrhoea acrasia occurring at night. D., Ocherous, that in which the dejections are ocher-col- ored, as in typhoid fever. D., Pancreatic, a persistent form in which the discharges are thin and viscid. It is supposed to de|>end upon disease of the ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Acrasia, Q excess; debility; imbeciAcratia, #. intemperance; predominance of one quality above another, either in artificial mixtures, ...

Google previewA New Pronouncing Dictionary of Medicine (1892)

Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton, John Chalmers Da Costa, Frederick A. Packard

See also Acrasia.

Google previewA London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge : Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

ACRASIA, Gr. from a privative, and repavvvu to mix, in medicine, implies the predominancy of one quality above another, either with regard to artificial mixtures, or the humours of the human body, when not mixed in a just proportion. It was also ...

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 Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. In which the Whole Circle of Human Learning is Explained, and the Difficulties Attending the Acquisition of Every Art, Whether Liberal Or Mechanical, are Removed, in the Most Easy and Familiar Manner ... (1766)

by Temple Henry Croker, Samuel Clark, Thomas Williams, John Coote (Londres), William Smith (Dublin), James Fletcher (Londres)

ACRASIA, among physicians, implies the predomiof one quality above another, either with regard nancW - #. mixtures, or the humours of the human to ast body. - The word is Greek, and compounded of 2, priv. and zowu, to mix 3 + d. not ...

Google previewDictionary of English Literature (1880)

Being a Comprehensive Guide to English Authors and Their Works by William Davenport Adams

Acrasia. A witch in Spenser's Faerie Qucent (q.v.), in whom the vice of Intemperance is personified. Acres, Bob. In Sheridan's comedy of tho Bivals (q.v.) . " Ho is a distant descendant," says Hazlitt, " of Sir Andrew Ague-cheek " (q.v.). " Across the ...

Google previewMedical lexicon (1866)

by Robley Dunglison

Acrasia, Cólica crapulosa.

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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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