Euphrosyne

[ yoo-fros-uh-nee ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. one of the Graces.

Origin of Euphrosyne

1
<Greek, personification of euphrosýnē mirth, merriment

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How to use Euphrosyne in a sentence

  • “Or call it by some pretty name to placate it,” Euphrosyne suggested.

    The Proud Prince | Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Euphrosyne wished that he would come out, within sight of the beckon of her hand.

    The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau
  • Euphrosyne cast a smile down to the nun, and placed herself against the jalousie, holding the branch upon her head.

    The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau
  • I advise you to make friends among the sisters, however, Euphrosyne; for there you will spend the next few years.

    The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau
  • “But I do not want to see any fighting,” said Euphrosyne, turning upon the stairs to descend.

    The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau

British Dictionary definitions for Euphrosyne

Euphrosyne

/ (juːˈfrɒzɪˌniː) /


noun
  1. Greek myth one of the three Graces

Origin of Euphrosyne

1
from Greek: mirth, merriment

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