ananke

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνάγκη ‎(anánkē, necessity)

Noun[edit]

ananke ‎(uncountable)

  1. Necessity beyond all supplications or sway. Conceived as the ultimate dictator of all fate and circumstances, to which even the gods must ultimately pay homage and deference.

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Noun[edit]

ananke f (uncountable)

  1. (Ancient Greek culture) ananke (necessity beyond all supplications or sway)