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Definition of the adjective agonistical

What does agonistical mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. striving to overcome in argument

Alternative definition of the adjective agonistical


  1. Striving to overcome in argument; combative.
  2. Struggling to achieve effect; strained and contrived.
  3. Relating to contests, originally of the ancient Greeks.

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Google previewA dictionary of the english language (1853)

in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the names of the writers in whose works they are found by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd

Agonistical. Hammond. To AGONIZE, v. а. Л о afflict with agony. To A'GONIZE. r. n. To feel agonies ; to be in excessive pain. Felt ham, AGONI'ZINGLY. ad. In the most painfully feeling manner. AGONOTHETE. n. s. [Gr. áyovoOtr.p.] A judge 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

Agon and Agonistical are particularly applied to the contests of prize fighters. Agonize and Agony : to those bodily or mental struggles and conflicts which are accompanied ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1850)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker, So Far as Their Examples are in Accordance with the True Principles of Orthoepy and Established Usage : and Comprising Above Fifty Thousand Additional Words : Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by Sheridan, Walker, James Knowles

AGONISTICAL, lg-o-nlstié-kll, a. Relatin toprizefighting. onisti manner. AGONIbTICALLY, l -6-nIstlé- -é, all. In the AGONISTICK, Lg-b-n stills, a. Agonistical.

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion (1829)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language, and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs; Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

AGONISTIC, AGONISTICAL. adj. Relating to prize-fighting. AG'ONY. s. The pangs of death ; violent pain. pi. agonies: v. agonize ; pr. par. agonizing; past, agonized : s. agonizer.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)


Google previewDictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language (1806)

by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)

Battallious, cavalier, hostile, agonistical ; warlike stores of all kinds, habiliments. WARM. v. To calify. WARM. a.Fervent, ardent, eager, prurient, sanguine, vehement; warm baths, thermae; a growing warm, incalescent ; wTarm imagination, ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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