Achillean

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Etymology[edit]

Achilles +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Achillean (comparative more Achillean, superlative most Achillean)

  1. resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad, who was invincible with only one small weakness which became his downfall
  2. guided by emotional motives. The Iliad describes how Achilles can turn the tide of the Trojan war, yet chooses to nurse his anger towards his superiors.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) of or relating to male homosexuals or male homosexuality

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