corybantic
corybantic cor`y*ban"tic (k?r`?-b?n"t?k), a. [Gr. Korybantiko`s, fr. Kory`bas a Corybant.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the Corybantes or their rites; frantic; frenzied; as, a corybantic dance. [1913 Webster]

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  • corybantic — adjective Date: 1642 being in the spirit or manner of a Corybant; especially wild, frenzied < corybantic dancing > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corybantic — /kawr euh ban tik, kor /, adj. 1. frenzied; agitated; unrestrained. 2. (cap.) Also, Corybantian /kawr euh ban sheuhn, kor /, Corybantine /kawr euh ban tin, tuyn, kor /. of or pertaining to a Corybant. [1635 45; CORYBANT + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • corybantic — adjective a) frenetic, ecstatic and orgiastic b) of or pertaining to a Corybant …   Wiktionary

  • corybantic — adj. resembling the service of Corybant (especially as characterized by dancing and music) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corybantic — [ˌkɒrɪ bantɪk] adjective literary wild; frenzied. Origin C17: from Corybantes, L. name of the priests of Cybele, a Phrygian goddess of nature, who performed wild dances, from Gk Korubantes + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • corybantic — cor·y·ban·tic …   English syllables

  • corybantic — adj. wild, frenzied. Etymology: Corybantes priests of Cybele performing wild dances (L f. Gk Korubantes) …   Useful english dictionary

  • συγκορυβαντιῶμεν — συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels pres subj act 1st pl (attic epic ionic) συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels pres ind act 1st pl συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels imperf ind act 1st pl (homeric ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • συγκορυβαντιῶν — συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels pres part act masc voc sg συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels pres part act neut nom/voc/acc sg συγκορυβαντιάω join in Corybantic revels pres part act masc nom sg (attic epic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Insanity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insanity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disordered reason disordered reason disordered intellect Sgm: N 1 diseased mind diseased mind unsound mind abnormal mind Sgm: N 1 derangement derangement unsoundness GRP: N 2 Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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