Definition of Acrasia

1. n. Excess; intemperance.

Definition of Acrasia

1. Noun. lacking self-control ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acrasia

1. a lack of self-control [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrasia

acquittance
acquittanced
acquittances
acquittaunce
acquitted
acquitter
acquitters
acquitting
acracies
acracy
acral
acral lentiginous melanoma
acrania
acranial
acranius
acrasia (current term)
acrasial
acrasias
acrasin
acrasins
acraspeda
acrasy
acratic
acrawl
acre-foot
acre feet
acre foot
acre inch
acreable
acreage

Literary usage of Acrasia

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

1. Novels, Poems and Letters of Charles Kingsley by Charles Kingsley (1899)
"CHAPTER XII THE BOWER OF acrasia THE house which Pelagia and the Amal had hired after their return to Alexandria, was one of the most splendid in the city. ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1892)
"Now acrasia has in this Book the place taken by the Dragon in the legend of the Red ... The duty of the Knight of Temperance is to find acrasia, bind her, ..."

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