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Definition of the adjective adiaphorous
What does adiaphorous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- neither harmful nor beneficial
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by Abraham Rees
ADIAPHOROUS is a denomination given by Mr. Boyle to a kind of ...
[K adiaphorous + -ist.] A person characterized by indifference or moderation, especially in religious matters. Specifically [cap.], a follower or supporter of Melanchthon in the controversy which arose in ...
Philologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)
by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)
Adiaphorous,-according to Quincy, signifies neutral; particularly used of some spirits and salts, which are neither of an acid nor alkaline nature.” 2. l “ Our adiaphorous spirit may be obtained, by distilling the liquor that is afforded by wood and ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
— Our adiaphorous spirit may be obtained, by distilling the liquor that is aribided by woods and divers other bodies. -Bojle.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Boyle, • Adiaphorous,' Adiaphorus, in chemistry, a name given by Mr Boyle to a kind of spirit dis- 1 ilfed from tartar and some other vegetable bodies; and which is neither acid, vinous, nor urinqus ; but in many respects dillcrent froin any other ...
A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie
See ADIAPHOROUS..] A moderate or indifferent person; specifically, a name given in the sixteenth century to certain followers ...
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey
ADIAPHOROUS [of 'Adua popes, of . neg, and 4tatopo; ...
To which are Added an Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities, and a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events, Discoveries, and Inventions by Samuel Johnson
lying close to, bordering upon Adiaphorous, a. neutral, indifferent Adiaph'ory, s. neutrality, ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2I1A1P3H4O1R1O1U1S1
The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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