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synonyms for epicureanism

  • debauchery
  • enjoyment
  • gratification
  • indulgence
  • pleasure

antonyms for epicureanism

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  • dissatisfaction
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
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How to use epicureanism in a sentence

This highest class begins usually with Stoicism, and ends with Epicureanism.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
None the less his writings were committed to memory and remained the text-books of Epicureanism to the last.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Lucretius is a proof, if any were needed, that Epicureanism is compatible with nobility of soul.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
The fundamental postulates of Epicureanism are atoms and the void (ἄτομα καὶ κενόν).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
It can hardly be denied that as compared with the dogmas against which it reacted there is an element of truth in Epicureanism.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
This characteristic, however, is the key to the chief differences between Epicureanism and the more nave hedonism of Aristippus.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Turning from particular ideas to the rule of life that the book proposes, we find a crystal-line Epicureanism.
A NIGHT IN THE LUXEMBOURGREMY DE GOURMONT
Miss Defourchet belonged to a family to whom the ease that money gives and a certain epicureanism of taste were natural.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 15, NO. 91, MAY, 1865VARIOUS
Under such experience his early Epicureanism dissolved—it had always been too genial to be the true kind.
THE CONFLICT OF RELIGIONS IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRET. R. GLOVER
In her day, Epicureanism had not reached the life of the people, nor passed into the education of the mob.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO EPICUREANISM

  • debauchery
  • enjoyment
  • epicureanism
  • gratification
  • indulgence
  • pleasure
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