noun see nympholepsy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nympholept — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Nympholept (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on nympholept instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/nympholept …   Wikipedia

  • nympholept — /nim feuh lept /, n. a person seized with nympholepsy. [1805 15; < Gk nymphóleptos caught by nymphs, equiv. to nýmph(e) NYMPH + o O + léptos, verbid of lambánein to seize] * * * …   Universalium

  • nympholept — noun A person in a state of nympholepsy …   Wiktionary

  • nympholept — nɪmfÉ™lept n. one who is affected by nympholepsy, one who is in an ecstatic state supposedly caused by nymphs; one who is in a frenzy of emotion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nympholept — nym·pho·lept …   English syllables

  • nympholept — /ˈnɪmfəlɛpt/ (say nimfuhlept) noun someone seized with nympholepsy. {Greek nympholēptos caught by nymphs} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nympholept — n. a person inspired by violent enthusiasm esp. for an ideal. Derivatives: nympholeptic adj. Etymology: Gk numpholeptos caught by nymphs (as NYMPH, lambano take) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cave of Archedemos the Nympholept — Archaeological site name = Cave of Archedemos the Nympholept, or the Cave at Vari name local = Σπηλιά του Αρχέδημου or Σπηλιά του Νυμφόληπτου |300px caption skyline = view towards the north of part of the sculpted decoration in the cave of the… …   Wikipedia

  • nympholepsy — noun Etymology: nympholept, from Greek nympholēptos frenzied, literally, caught by nymphs, from nymphē + lambanein to seize more at latch Date: 1775 1. a demonic enthusiasm held by the ancients to seize one bewitched by a nymph 2. a frenzy of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Arnold Bax — (front, right) in the 1920s. Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer and poet. His musical style blended elements of romanticism and impressionism, often with influences from Irish …   Wikipedia

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