Swedenborg

[ sweed-n-bawrg; Swedish sveyd-n-bawr-yuh ]
/ ˈswid nˌbɔrg; Swedish ˈsveɪd nˌbɔr yə /

noun

E·ma·nu·el [ih-man-yoo-uhl; Swedish e-mah-noo-uhl], /ɪˈmæn yu əl; Swedish ɛˈmɑ nu əl/, Emanuel Swedberg, 1688–1772, Swedish scientist, philosopher, and mystic.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!

It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
disgruntle
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Swedenborg

British Dictionary definitions for Swedenborg

Swedenborg
/ (ˈswiːdənˌbɔːɡ, Swedish ˈsveːdənbɔrj) /

noun

Emanuel (eˈmanuel). original surname Svedberg. 1688–1772, Swedish scientist and theologian, whose mystical ideas became the basis of a religious movement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012