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synonyms for platonic

  • transcendent
  • utopian
  • ideal
  • idealistic
  • intellectual
  • quixotic
  • spiritual
  • visionary

antonyms for platonic

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  • physical
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Reality as ConsciousnessThis view can be seen as a middle way between the Platonic and Aristotelian tradition.
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True, she had taken a lively interest in all her brother's curates, but it was always a professional interest and purely Platonic.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The two minds, not hearts, were at once united; but this platonic union soon led to one more tender.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The single bright ray across her life was an absolutely platonic love for her cousin Charles Grandet.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
This is obviously the Platonic doctrine of two right keys, holding the mean between high and low.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
The manner in which Aristides introduces his information about the Platonic Modes is highly suspicious.
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The two might have vowed eternal friendship and set up housekeeping together on a platonic footing.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
The study of Platonic philosophy urged him on to celestial heights and made him gaze on the infinite nature of God.
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But these (Aristotelian) philosophers do not, in their division, regard the (Platonic) intelligible entities.
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Homosexual intimacies between girls are far more often platonic than similar intimacies between boys.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
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