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Dantean

[dan-tee-uh n, dan-tee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Dante or his writings.
  2. Dantesque.
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noun
  1. a person who is an expert on the writings of Dante.
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Origin of Dantean

First recorded in 1825–35; Dante + -an
Related formspre-Dan·te·an, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • "The Artist of the Beautiful" is a Dantean allegory, and a poetic gem.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Frank Preston Stearns