Definition of Cynosural

1. a. Of or pertaining to a cynosure.



Definition of Cynosural

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a cynosure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cynosural

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cynosural

cynologists
cynology
cynomolgus
cynomorph
cynomorphic
cynomorphism
cynophile
cynophiles
cynophilia
cynophobe
cynophobes
cynophobia
cynophobias
cynophobic
cynorexia
cynosural (current term)
cynosure
cynosures
cynthia moth
cyon
cyons
cyperaceous
cypermethrin
cyperuses
cyperusol
cypher
cyphered
cyphering
cypherpunk
cypherpunks

Literary usage of Cynosural

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"Nor, most assuredly, do we ask you to preserve the statue in its cynosural position in this entrance-hall of our National Museum of Natural History as ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"But the cynosural passage is the first chapter o~f \ of the Metaphysics; and here he remarks (as he ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"Nor, most assuredly, do we ask you to preserve the statue in its cynosural position in this entrance-hall of our National Museum of Natural History as ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"... in this wise :—" Had either, madam, of that cynosural triad been within call of my most humble importunities, your ears had ..."

5. The New American Type: And Other Essays by Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1908)
"In the first place, as the great sign over the entrance averred, the portraits were " worth millions;" in addition to this cynosural quality, some of them ..."

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