Epictetian
Epictetian Ep`ic*te"tian, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? Epictetus.] Pertaining to Epictetus, the Roman Stoic philosopher, whose conception of life was to be passionless under whatever circumstances. [1913 Webster]

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  • Epictetian — adjective see Epictetus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epictetian — ep·ic·te·tian …   English syllables

  • epictetian — |epə̇k|tēshən, pēk adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Greek Epiktēteios (from Epiktētos Epictetus 1st century A.D. Greek Stoic philosopher) + English an : of or relating to Epictetus or to his doctrine that the greatest good lies in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epictetus — Epictetian /ep ik tee sheuhn/, adj. /ep ik tee teuhs/, n. A.D. c60 c120, Greek Stoic philosopher and teacher, mainly in Rome. * * * born с AD 55 died с 135 Greek philosopher associated with Stoicism. His original name is not known; epiktetos… …   Universalium

  • Epictetus — biographical name circa A.D. 55 circa 135 Greek Stoic philosopher in Rome • Epictetian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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