What does apotropaic mean?

apotropaic in AZ Dictionary

(a) designed to defend against bad: an apotropaic symbolization.
(a) designed to prevent wicked.
(a) getting the power to prevent bad or misfortune
Possessing the house of an apotropaion; having the reputed energy of averting wicked influences.

apotropaic in Community Dictionary

In an art record feeling, this term is commonly accustomed explain a graphic which makes the viewer feel uncomfortable and want to change away, such as Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon"This differs slightly through the definition you will discover in a normal dictionary, which can be it is one thing to ward off bad or bad luck. It's derived from the same term apotrepein, this means "to make away, avert" by PatriciaReport definition

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