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See also: Manichæan
Manichaean (plural Manichaeans)
- A follower of Manichaeism.
a follower of Manichaeism
Manichaean (not comparable)
- Of or relating to Manichaeism.
- 1995 November 25, Michael Gibson, “The Treasures of a Lost Buddhist World”, in The International Herald Tribune, →ISSN:
- Through them passed not only the traders of the Silk Route […] but also lone Buddhist monks carrying precious cargoes of scrolls in their backpacks, white-robed Manichean sages from Iran and austere Nestorian clerics who founded Christian monasteries even in remote Tibet.
- Of or concerning a Manichaean.
- (by extension) Of or relating to a worldview of distinct good and evil.
- 1988 April 11, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, “Strategy and Tactics to Win the Global Struggle”, in The New York Times, →ISSN:
- Detractors of Mr. Nixon will decry the book's [1999: Victory Without War] obsession with potency and winning […] as well as with a Manichaean view of a world that he sees as divided between the bad Soviet Union and the good United States.
- 2020, Marcus Gilroy-Ware, After the Fact?, Repeater, →ISBN:
- Once again, we see a Manichean world not unlike that of conspiracists: you can be good or you can be evil.
- (by extension) That utilizes dark and light to represent good and evil.
of or relating to Manichaeism