Promethean

[ pruh-mee-thee-uhn ]
/ prəˈmi θi ən /

adjective

of or suggestive of Prometheus.
creative; boldly original.

noun

a person who resembles Prometheus in spirit or action.

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Origin of Promethean

First recorded in 1580–90; Promethe(us) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Promethean

Promethean
/ (prəˈmiːθɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Prometheus
creative, original, or life-enhancing

noun

a person who resembles Prometheus
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