Adonic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄδωνις (Ádōnis).

Adjective[edit]

Adonic (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Adonis.
  2. (of a man) Very beautiful or handsome; physically perfect.
    The actor was not considered attractive enough to play such an Adonic character.
  3. (meter, verse) having a dactyl followed by either a spondee or a trochee.

Noun[edit]

Adonic (plural Adonics)

  1. (poetry) A verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee.

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