[ ar-ee-op-uh-jahyt, -gahyt ]
/ ˌær iˈɒp əˌdʒaɪt, -ˌgaɪt /
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noun Greek History.
a member of the council of the Areopagus.
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OTHER WORDS FROM AreopagiteAr·e·op·a·git·ic [ar-ee-op-uh-jit-ik], /ˌær iˌɒp əˈdʒɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby Areopagite
areocentric, areography, areola, areole, areology, Areopagite, Areopagus, arepa, Arequipa, Ares, arete
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How to use Areopagite in a sentence
And the goal of contemplation is to attain to the uniformity of Divine contemplation, as Denis the Areopagite says.
Saint Denys was a great saint, since there was no doubt of his being in very deed the Areopagite himself.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
First was the unknown who gave to the world the treatises ascribed to Dionysius the Areopagite.History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom|Andrew Dickson White
Lastly, the word "life" implies motion, as is clear from Denis the Areopagite.
This author here quotes the forged work ascribed to Dionysius the Areopagite, to which we have before referred.Primitive Christian Worship|James Endell Tyler
British Dictionary definitions for Areopagite
/ (ˌærɪˈɒpədʒaɪt) /
a member of the Areopagus, a judicial council of ancient Athens that met on the hill of that name
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