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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

a positive feeling of liking

Usage examples (26)
  • But she was also his sister of spirit, the essence of the love known as philia.
  • The suffix - philia is important here.
  • "The glue of the military ethos," he wrote, " is what the Greeks called philia - friendship, comradeship or brotherly love....
  • - and even finds a place for his favorite suffix, "philia," in in gushing over Woody Allen's for more
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