Epicurism Ep"i*cu*rism, n. [Cf. F. ['e]picurisme.] 1. The doctrines of Epicurus. [1913 Webster]

2. Epicurean habits of living; luxury. [1913 Webster]

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  • epicurism — EPICURÍSM s.n. Doctrină morală a lui Epicur şi a discipolilor săi bazată pe teoria etică a fericirii raţionale a individului. [var.: epicureísm s.n.] – Din fr. épicurisme. Trimis de viomih, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  epicurísm s. n. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • epicurism — [ep′i kyoor iz΄əm] n. the tastes, habits, or pursuits of an epicure * * * ep·i·cur·ism (ĕpʹĭ kyo͝o rĭz əm, ĕp ĭ kyo͝orʹĭz əm) n. The beliefs, tastes, or lifestyle of an epicure. * * * …   Universalium

  • epicurism — [ep′i kyoor iz΄əm] n. the tastes, habits, or pursuits of an epicure …   English World dictionary

  • epicurism — noun Date: 1586 the practices or tastes of an epicure or an epicurean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epicurism — noun Epicureanism Deep hidden under wretchedest god forgetting Cants, Epicurisms, ; forgotten as under foulest fat Lethe mud and weeds, there is yet, in all hearts born into this God’s World, a spark of the Godlike slumbering …   Wiktionary

  • epicurísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • epicurism — ep·i·cur·ism || epɪkjÊŠrɪzm n. tastes and lifestyle of an epicure; epicurean habits or indulgence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epicurism — n. 1. Sensuality, luxury, luxurious living, free living, Sybaritism. 2. Doctrines of Epicurus, Epicureanism, hedonism, eudaemonism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • epicurism — ep·i·cur·ism …   English syllables

  • epicurism — noun the disposition and habits of an epicure • Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑temperament …   Useful english dictionary

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