Cyrenaic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
    • Of or advocating the doctrines of Aristippus of Cyrene, which argued that enjoyment may be the only good in life.
    • Of or regarding Cyrenaica, an ancient nation in North Africa, or to Cyrene, its major town.
    • Of or regarding a school of viewpoint created by Aristippus, a native of Cyrene.
    • with respect to Cyrenaica, an ancient nation of northern Africa, and to Cyrene, its principal city; also, to a school of viewpoint started by Aristippus, a native of Cyrene.
  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
    • A disciple associated with the Cyrenaic college of viewpoint.
    • A native or inhabitant of Cyrenaica.
    • A disciple of this school of Aristippus.
    • among the Cyrenaic school of philosophers. See I., 2.
  • others:
    • with respect to Cyrene, an old Greek town, money of Cyrenaica, in the north coast of Africa.
    • Pertaining or of the Greek school of hedonistic viewpoint set up by Aristippus of Cyrene, a disciple of Socrates.
    • In Addition Cyrenian.

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