[ ver-jil-ee-uhn, -jil-yuhn ]


Other words from Virgilian

  • pre-Vir·gil·i·an, adjective
  • pseu·do-Vir·gil·i·an, adjective

Words Nearby Virgilian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Virgilian in a sentence

  • By token of your Virgilian diversions shall I assume that you are a collegian, really or almost?

    A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
  • Wilde may have happened on the Life of Wainewright, and taken it, among all the books he had read, as a kind of Virgilian omen.

    Oscar Wilde | Arthur Ransome
  • The first an imitation of Sortes Homeric; or Virgilian, drawing determinations from verses casually occurring.

  • His acquaintance with the Latin poets was limited, and seldom does a Virgilian or Horatian expression occur in his verses.

  • He had a Virgilian soul; and if his colouring recalls that of Weber, his design has often an Italian suavity.

    Musicians of To-Day | Romain Rolland