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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Based on or exemplifying an uplifting of the mind to spiritual things.

Usage examples (6)
  • Adjective : anagogic image; anagogic interpretation
  • Kawa Kendi, a man in early middle age, powerful and lithe-limbed, sat as motionless as the King, his father, staring, as did all, with the fixed stare of the anagogic.
  • Theologians discov - ered in rhetoric the devices for interpreting theological writings; the recognition of the four possible “senses” of a work (literal, allegorical, moral,...
  • We find it, for instance, in the criticism of Virgil, to whose work were attributed four distinct meanings: literal, allegorical, moral, and anagogic. for more
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