OTHER WORDS FROM SophoclesSoph·o·cle·an [sof-uh-klee-uh n] /ˌsɒf əˈkli ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for sophoclean
In the financial press, the fall of Facebook has been spun out like a Sophoclean tragedy.
But I am afraid of his mending ill with ill, as the Sophoclean saying goes.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
The Aegisthus incident maintains the interest to the end in the masterly Sophoclean style of refined and searching irony.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
It is in the Sophoclean play that Electra is most prominent.