kalokagathia

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek καλοκαγαθίᾱ (kalokagathíā, nobility, goodness), from καλοκάγαθος (kalokágathos, gentleman), from καλός και ἀγαθός (kalós kai agathós, beautiful and good), shortened as καλός κἀγαθός (kalós kagathós), + -ίᾱ (-íā, -ness).

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kalokagathia (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) A Platonic teaching consisting of the harmonious combination of bodily, moral and spiritual virtues.

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