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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Harmonious, measured, ordered, or balanced in character.

Usage examples (35)
  • In literary terms, Apollonian is the order, while Dionysian is the chaos.
  • For Nietzsche, life is a struggle between man's elevated, "Apollonian" inclinations, and his passionate, "Dionysian" ones.
  • An interesting thought I take out of this article is the concepts of "Apollonian" (pro-orthodox) and "Dionysian" (anti-orthodox) research.
  • From the earliest moments of ballet, the idea was to create some kind of Apollonian image for more
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