Definition of Goethian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or in the manner of Goethe.

Exact synonyms: Goethean
Partainyms: Goethe, Goethe
Derivative terms: Goethe, Goethe



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Gofman test
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Literary usage of Goethian

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"goethian, Goethean (ge'ti-an, ge'tf-an), o. [< Goethe (see def.) + -taw, -e«w.] Pertaining to or characteristic of the great German poet Johann Wolfgang von ..."

2. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill (1865)
"... the latter half of the eighteenth century ; and a third, of still briefer duration, in the intellectual fermentation of Germany during the goethian and ..."

3. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill (1921)
"... the latter half of the eighteenth century ; and a third, of still briefer duration, in the intellectual fermentation of Germany during the goethian and ..."

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