adjective see epigone

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  • epigonic — EPIGÓNIC, Ă, epigonici, ce, adj. Al epigonilor, caracteristic epigonismului. – Epigon + suf. ic. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  epigónic adj. m., pl. epigónici; f. sg. epigónică, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • epigonic — See epigone. * * * …   Universalium

  • epigonic — ep·i·gon·ic …   English syllables

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  • epigone — epigonic /ep i gon ik/, adj. epigonism /i pig euh niz euhm, e pig , ep euh goh niz im, gon iz /, n. /ep i gohn /, n. an undistinguished imitator, follower, or successor of an important writer, painter, etc. Also, epigon /ep i gon /. [1860 65; < L …   Universalium

  • epigone — noun Etymology: German, from Latin epigonus successor, from Greek epigonos, from epigignesthai to be born after, from epi + gignesthai to be born more at kin Date: 1865 follower, disciple; also an inferior imitator • epigonic or epigonous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Phrenitis — was employed in ancient Greece by Hippocrates and his followers. It refers to acute inflammation of mind and body, not in a theoretical but in a descriptive sense. Its presumed seat was never anatomically or conceptually well determined. The… …   Wikipedia

  • epigonism — See epigonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • epigone — noun /ˈɛpɨɡəʊn/lang=en/ˈɛpɨɡoʊn,ˈɛpɨɡɒn/lang=en a) A follower or disciple. While Shaler remained subordinate, he followed Agassiz’s intellectual lead, often with the epigone’s habit of exaggerating his master’s voice. b) An undistinguished or… …   Wiktionary

  • Otto Roquette — (b. April 19, 1824 in Krotoszyn in Poznań, d. March 18, 1896 in Darmstadt) was a German author. Contents 1 Life and Work …   Wikipedia

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