platonic

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See also: Platonic and platònic

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Variant of Platonic, which see. The sense “non-sexual” dates to the 17th century in English, and to the 15th century in Latin; see platonic love for details.

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platonic ‎(comparative more platonic, superlative most platonic)

  1. Not sexual in nature; being or exhibiting platonic love.
    They are good friends, but their relationship is strictly platonic.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Platonic (of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors).

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