Definition of Protreptic

1. Adjective. Serving to instruct; didactic ¹



2. Noun. A didactic speech, book etc ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protreptic

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protreptic

protracted
protractedly
protractedness
protracter
protracters
protractible
protractile
protracting
protraction
protractions
protractive
protractor
protractors
protracts
protrade
protreptic (current term)
protreptical
protreptics
protriptyline
protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
protrude
protruded
protrudes
protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility

Literary usage of Protreptic

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1. Epideictic Literature by Theodore Chalon Burgess (1902)
"However, the mere fact of its existence, the prominence of the protreptic element in other forms, and the fact that through the history of epideictic ..."

2. Studies in Classical Philology by University of Chicago (1902)
"However, the mere fact of its existence, the prominence of the protreptic element in other forms, and the fact that through the history of epideictic ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor...: With an Essay by Jeremy Taylor (1851)
"... but only want of diligence : however, the words are to be found in the forty-first page of this protreptic, or his admonition to the gentiles, ..."

4. Greek Thinkers: A History of Ancient Philosophy by Theodor Gomperz (1905)
"But it is just as far from being an arbitrary invention. ^^Plato has substituted a " protreptic " purpose, as has recently been remarked, ..."

5. The whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author and a by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1828)
"... but only want of diligence: however, the words are to be found in the forty-first page of this protreptic, or his admonition to the Gentiles, ..."

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