Timonian


Timonian
a) Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like .

[About Timons account of Pyrrhos views.] The second Timonian passage is usually taken to come from his prose work, Python.

b) Pertaining or related to Skeptic philosopher , his life, works, style, or ideas.

Aristocles is not citing Timon—and how near he keeps to any Timonian text we cannot judge.

See Also: Timonism, Timonize
2. noun
A member of the French Catholic Sacred Heart congregation founded by Joseph-Marie Timon-David.

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  • Timonean — adjective a) Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like . Solitude, on the contrary, not only deprives us of both the past and the future, but always inclines the present hour to joyless melancholy, which sooner or later ends in… …   Wiktionary

  • Timonism — noun a) A form of bitter misanthropy, a despair leading to hatred or contemptuous rejection of mankind, like . This most cruel betrayal led him to Timonism. b) A bitter or cynical utterance or behavior, in the manner of . Pay no attention to his… …   Wiktionary

  • Timonist — 1. adjective Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like . Marston poses as the Timonist malcontent satirist ready to excoriate the world for its follies. Syn: Timonean, Timonian See Also …   Wiktionary

  • Timonize — verb a) To behave as a misanthrope. I should be tempted to Timonize, and clap a Satyr upon our whole Species. b) To cause (someone) to slide into bitter misanthropy, into Timonism. And it may well be believed, that after the wonderful vital world …   Wiktionary


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