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Definition of the noun adonic

What does adonic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis

Definition of the adjective adonic

What does adonic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. or relating to or like Adonis
  2. having a rhythm consisting of a dactyl followed by a spondee or a trochee

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Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

were still observed at Alexandria in the time of St ADONIC, in Poetry, a short kind cf verse, Cyril ; and at Antioch in that of Julian the Apos- consisting of a dactylus and a spondeus, or a tro- tate, who happened to ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Adonic \D -'dan-ik\ ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

adonic Aline consisting of a dactyl (q.v.) followed by a spondee (q.v.). The fourth and last line of the ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

ADONIC, a. Adonic verse, a short verse, in which the ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1874)

Adonic. The Adonic verse consists of a dactyl and a spondee or trochee, e.g. riri javgutfla ; and, on account of its animated movement, is adapted to gay and lively poetry. Long poems, however, would become monotonous if written entirely in a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Adonic. The Adonic verse consists of a dactyle and a spondee or trochee, e. g. rarft joventos ; and, on account of its animated movement, is adapted to gay and lively poetry. Long poems, however, would become monotonous if written entirely ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

Adonic: iroTi'ia. terruit urbem II. TBIPODIES Pherecratics. These are called First or Second Pherecratic, according to the foot in which the cyclic dactyl is used. 2.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)

by Abraham Rees

The trochaic dactylic; os which the first division is a trochaic penthemimer; that is, in the first place there is a trochee, in the second a spondee or dactyl, with an additional syllable; and the second part is an adonic ; as, s; qu'is l Arctsl-l-ri 1] ...

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Adonic Meaning

Video shows what Adonic means. Of or pertaining to Adonis.. Very beautiful or handsome, physically perfect.. having a dactyl followed by either a spondee or a ...

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