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Definition of the noun Acrasy

What does Acrasy mean as a name of something?


  1. See excess.
  2. See intemperance.
  3. weakness of will.

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Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

Also 7-8 acrasie, 6-9 acrasy.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

acrasy A pathological absence of self-control; extreme intemperance.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

740—Acrasy, across, acrase, aicurus, augurize, acorus, crase, crazy, cress, cross , crossway, course, curious, coerce, carious, carrows, cruise, ichorous, grassy, curse, egress, gerse, growse, gris, grouse, grass, garous, greeze, grace, greasy, ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)


ACRASY. An excess or predominance of one quality above another in a mixture. ACRID. Sharp, pungent, sour ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

ACRASY [with Physicians] the Excess or Predominancy of one Quality above another, in Mixture, or in the Constitution of a Human Body. A'CRE [Acene, Sax. probably of Acker, Tat. a Piece of arable Land], a Measure of Land containing forty ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

personifies Acrasy as the Enchantress of intemperance.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen


Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1849)

by Alexander Reid

temperament, constitution ; crasis, acrasy, dyscrosy, encrasy, Idiosyncrasy. Kratos (Gr.), power ; aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, gynaocracv, ochlocKreas (Gr.), flesh ; pancreas. Krino (Gr.), to judge; krites, a judge; critic, diacritic, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Every-Day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English Language; Or Hard Words Made Easy, Etc (1862)

by Edward SHELTON (Miscellaneous Writer.)

Acrasy, ay-crasy (Greek, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

ACRASY, see last article. Hippocrates uses the word Axessia, to express excess of any kind, either by intemperance or imbecility. ACRATH, in ancient geography, a place in Mauritania Tingitana, now supposed to be Velez de Gomara: A ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

ACRASY, fee last article. Hippocrates uses the word a*mi», to express excess of any kind, either by intemperance or imbecility. ACRATH, in ancient geography, a place in Mauritania Tingitana, now supposed to be Pe/ez tie Gomara : A fortified ...

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)

by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)

Acrasy, s. an indisposition from a relaxation. Acre, s. a piece of land containing 40 perches long and 4 broad, or 4840 square yards. Acrid, a. of a hot biting taste, hot, bitter, sharp, pungent. Acrimonious, a. sharp, corrosive, tart, austere.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, containing the pronunciation, etymology and explanation of all words authorized by eminent writers. To which are added, a vocabulary of the roots of English words and an accented list of proper names (1844)

by Alexander REID (LL.D.)

temperament, constitution; crasis, acrasy, dyscrasy, eucrasy, idiosyncrasy. Kratos (Gr.), power; aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, gynaeocracy, ochlocKreas (Gr.), flesh; pancreas. Krino (Gr.), to judge; krités, a judge; critic, diacritic, ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of the English language (1797)

by Thomas Sheridan

"□' " ,v ACRASY, ik'-ra-s)f. s. An indisposition from ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1730)

Or, a New Medicinal Dictionary, Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession by John Quincy

Acrasy, dzgaaix, signifies Debility or Impôtency, from Relaxation, or a lost Tone of the Parts. Acrid, from the same Original as the former, signifying the same thing, tho' in a less Degree. Acrimony, expresses a Quality in Bodies, by which they ...

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Video shows what acrasy means. excess.. intemperance.. weakness of will.. acrasy synonyms: akrasia, incontinence. Acrasy Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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