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Erasmian

[ih-raz-mee-uh n]
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or like Erasmus.
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noun
  1. a follower of Erasmus.
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Origin of Erasmian

First recorded in 1750–60; Erasm(us) + -ian
Related formsE·ras·mi·an·ism, noun
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Examples from the Web for erasmian

Historical Examples

  • He had much of the Erasmian spirit but nothing in common with the Reformation.

    Four Plays of Gil Vicente

    Gil Vicente

  • It was a most ticklish commission, and Erasmus' solution of it was more than Erasmian.

  • It was the one point in which the Erasmian creed was at fault.

    The Oxford Reformers

    Frederic Seebohm

  • In the first two of these the text is said to have been formed from the Complutensian and Erasmian.

  • There are a number of proofs that the Erasmian pronunciation is radically wrong, and that the modern Greek is the correct one.

    Troy and its Remains

    Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann