Definition of Agelasts

1. Noun. (plural of agelast) ¹



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Definition of Agelasts

1. agelast [n] - See also: agelast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agelasts

ageest
ageful
ageinest
ageing
ageings
ageinst
ageism
ageisms
ageist
ageists
agelasimine
agelasimines
agelast
agelastatin
agelastic
agelasts (current term)
ageless
agelessly
agelessness
agelessnesses
agelong
agemate
agemates
agen
agenbite
agencies
agency
agency pricing
agency security
agencylike

Literary usage of Agelasts

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1. Mr. Punch's History of Modern England by Charles Larcom Graves (1922)
"... would have called agelasts or non-laughers." A brilliant American essayist, Miss Agnes Repplier, has recently remarked that the Twentieth Century does ..."

2. The Charles Mills Gayley Anniversary Papers: Contributed by Former Students by Benjamin Putnam Kurtz, Charles Mills Gayley (1922)
"... men whom Rabelais would call agelasts; that is to say, non-laughers; men who are in that respect as dead bodies, which if you prick them do not bleed. ..."

3. Essays in Dramatic Criticism by Louis Dupont Syle (1898)
"First, the Puritans or agelasts, who will laugh at nothing and who never go to the theatre ; second, ..."

4. The Chinese Students' Monthly by Chinese Students Alliance (1922)
"... throw the English into the category of "agelasts" or non-laughing animals and would also by implication deny the existence ol any comedy in English. ..."

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