Definition of Platonics

1. platonic love [n]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Platonics

platitudinized
platitudinizes
platitudinizing
platitudinous
platitudinously
platitudinousness
platitudise
platly
platness
platonic relationships
platonically
platonics
platonism
platonisms
platonize
platonized
platonizer
platonizers
platonizes
platonizing
platoon
platooned
platooning
platoonmate
platoonmates
platoons

Literary usage of Platonics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poems of Charles Fenno Hoffman by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1873)
"Platonics. A PLACE for me—one place for me, Within the young wild heart be kept; Howe'er Affection's chords may there By other hands than mine be swept; ..."

2. New Adventures by Michael Monahan (1917)
"ELEVEN Platonics I BELIEVE it never has been settled whether a true friendship, without love, is possible between the sexes. Candid philosophers say not. ..."

3. A Concise History of the Christian Church: From Its First Establishment to by George Gregory (1845)
"... philosophy—Epicurean—Peripatetics—Stoics—Platonics—Oriental philosophy—Religious state of Judea—Pharisees—Sadducees—Essenes—Civil state—Herod—Profligacy ..."

4. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"ANSWER TO THE Platonics. So angels love: so let them love for me; "When I'm all soul, such shall my love too be: "Who nothing here but like a spirit would ..."

5. An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, Form the Birth of Christ, to by Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1824)
"... yet he drew many things from the fecundity of his own genius, and had often recourse also to the doctrines of the Platonics and stoics. xi. ..."

6. The Poems of Charles Fenno Hoffman by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1873)
"Platonics. A PLACE for me—one place for me, Within the young wild heart be kept; Howe'er Affection's chords may there By other hands than mine be swept; ..."

7. New Adventures by Michael Monahan (1917)
"ELEVEN Platonics I BELIEVE it never has been settled whether a true friendship, without love, is possible between the sexes. Candid philosophers say not. ..."

8. A Concise History of the Christian Church: From Its First Establishment to by George Gregory (1845)
"... philosophy—Epicurean—Peripatetics—Stoics—Platonics—Oriental philosophy—Religious state of Judea—Pharisees—Sadducees—Essenes—Civil state—Herod—Profligacy ..."

9. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"ANSWER TO THE Platonics. So angels love: so let them love for me; "When I'm all soul, such shall my love too be: "Who nothing here but like a spirit would ..."

10. An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, Form the Birth of Christ, to by Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1824)
"... yet he drew many things from the fecundity of his own genius, and had often recourse also to the doctrines of the Platonics and stoics. xi. ..."

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