of or relating to the Dionysia or to Dionysus; Bacchic.
- Di·o·ny·si·a·cal·ly [dahy-uh-ni-sahy-ik-lee], /ˌdaɪ ə nɪˈsaɪ ɪk li/, adverb
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How to use Dionysiac in a sentence
This is the place of meeting and residence66 of the Dionysiac artists (who travel about) Ionia as far as the Hellespont.
London, indeed, would be the better for the infusion of a more Dionysiac spirit into her sthetic appreciations and ideals.Vie de Bohme | Orlo Williams
The theater originated in the Dionysiac mysteries of the Greeks, in which dramatic action and responsive choruses were employed.Folkways | William Graham Sumner
Three men only stood firm, facing the new Dionysiac revel, to see what would come of it.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5) | John Ruskin
He therefore united them in a society, similar in many respects to that of the Dionysiac artificers.The Symbolism of Freemasonry | Albert G. Mackey
British Dictionary definitions for Dionysiac
of or relating to Dionysus or his worship
a less common word for Dionysian
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