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Definition of the adjective agonistical

What does agonistical mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. striving to overcome in argument

Alternative definition of the adjective agonistical

adjective

  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 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 Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson

games* AGONISTICAL, (ag-o-nis'-te-kal) a. Relating to prise fighting. AGONIST1CK. See Agonist ical. To AGONIZE, (ag'-o-nize) v. a. To afflict "with agony. AGONOTHETE, (a-go-no-tAete') n. s. A judge of masteries in activity. AGONY ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)

by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)

Agonistic, Agonistical, a relating to prizefighting, or athletic contests.

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

AGONISTIC,AGONISTICAL. adj. Relating to prize-fighting. AGONY. s. The pangs of death; violent pain. pl. agonies: v. agonize; pr. par. agonizing ; past, onized: s. agonizer. AGRA'RIAN. adj. Relating to land. AGREE'. v. To be in concord; to be ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

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. pl. agonies: v. agonize; pr: par agonizing ; past, agonized: s . agonizer. A.GRA'RIAN. adj. Relating to land. AGREE'. v. To be in concord; ...

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Agonistical Meaning

Video shows what agonistical means. Striving to overcome in argument; combative.. Struggling to achieve effect; strained and contrived.. Relating to contests ...

Scrabble value of A1G2O1N1I1S1T1I1C3A1L1

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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