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eurhythmic

or eu·ryth·mic

[yoo-rith-mik, yuh-]
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adjective
  1. characterized by a pleasing rhythm; harmoniously ordered or proportioned.
  2. of or relating to eurhythmics.
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Also eu·rhyth·mi·cal, eu·ryth·mi·cal [yoo-rith-mi-kuh l, yuh-] /yʊˈrɪð mɪ kəl, yə-/.

Origin of eurhythmic

First recorded in 1825–35; eurhythm(y) + -ic
Related formseu·rhyth·mi·cal·ly, eu·ryth·mi·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedarrhythmic eurhythmic
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  • She was one of the original exponents of eurythmic exercises.

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British Dictionary definitions for eurythmic

eurhythmic

eurhythmical (juːˈrɪðmɪkəl) esp US eurythmic or eurythmical

adjective
  1. having a pleasing and harmonious rhythm, order, or structure
  2. of or relating to eurhythmics
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Word Origin and History for eurythmic

adj.

also eurhythmic, "harmonious," 1831, from Greek eurythmia "rhythmical order," from eurythmos "rhythmical," from eu "well" (see eu-) + rhythmos "rhythm" (see rhythm). Related: Eurythmics (1912); eurythmy.

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