psychomachy


psychomachy
conflict between the body and the soul

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Psychomachy — Psy*chom a*chy, n. [L. psychomachia, fr. Gr. psychh the soul + ? fight: cf. ? desperate fighting.] A conflict of the soul with the body. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • psychomachy — noun A conflict between the soul and the body; sometimes considered as between good and evil …   Wiktionary

  • psychomachy — psy·chom·a·chy …   English syllables

  • psychomachy —   n. conflict of the soul …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • psychomachy — äməkē noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin psychomachia conflict of the soul, probably from Greek psych + machia machy : a conflict of the soul (as with the body or between good and evil) …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychomachia — noun psychomachy …   Wiktionary

  • Fighting and Combat — Have you ever seen one of those old westerns when some grizzled and toothless saloon patron says them s fighting words ? Well, here they are all twenty one of them! These words, all very obscure, refer to fighting, combat or conflict, whether… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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