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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, relating to or having the characteristics of a Roman poet and philosopher or the Epicurean philosophy expounded by him.

Usage examples (34)
  • The cult thus corresponds to a Lucretian lapsus in antiquas religiones.
  • As regards the atomistic prefigura - tion of the man-machine, it will suffice to summarize the Lucretian version.
  • Though he disagreed with the Lucretian/Epicuran idea that matter is governed by "blind chance" rather than binding
  • Although modern readers will find the details of this physiology hopelessly outdated, they can usefully replace Lucretian for more
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