Main meanings of Zenonic in English

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Zenonic1

Pronunciation /zɪˈnɒnɪk/

adjective

  • Of or relating to Zeno of Elea (early 5th century b.c.), or his philosophical ideas, especially his paradoxes.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Joseph Berington (1743–1827), Roman Catholic priest and religious controversialist. From classical Latin Zēnōn-, Zēnō or its etymon ancient Greek Ζήνων, the name of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Elea + -ic, after e.g. Platonic.

Main meanings of Zenonic in English

: Zenonic1Zenonic2

Zenonic2

Pronunciation /zɪˈnɒnɪk/

adjective

  • Of or relating to Zeno of Citium (335–265 b.c.), or his philosophical ideas; Stoic.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From classical Latin Zēnōn (also Zēnō) or its etymon ancient Greek Ζήνων, the name of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Citium + -ic.