Advertisement

Advertisement

View definitions for analects

analects

noun as in canon

Discover More

Example Sentences

He wrote: “Analects,” etc., and is credited with having compiled the “Ancient Poems.”

We are told in the Confucian Analects that the master said, “The accomplished scholar is not a utensil.”

The doctrine of the sage is clearly expressed in the Analects, and amounts only to courtesy and propriety.

But by this method one misses much of the characterisation which is such an attractive feature of the Analects.

The works of Mencius abound, like the Confucian Analects, in sententious utterances.

Advertisement

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to analects, such as: oeuvre, ana, anthology, chrestomathy, classics, and library.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement