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synonyms for sophrosyne

  • caution
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • restraint
  • thrift
  • vigilance
  • wisdom
  • calculation
  • cautiousness
  • circumspection
  • economy
  • forethought
  • judiciousness
  • providence
  • sense
  • temperance
  • canniness

antonyms for sophrosyne

MOST RELEVANT
  • carelessness
  • ignorance
  • indiscretion
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • wildness
  • disregard
  • imprudence
  • rashness
  • recklessness
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How to use sophrosyne in a sentence

The poetic expression of this refining process, this striving towards the classic ideal, towards Sophrosyne, was Iphigenia.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FEELING FOR NATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND MODERN TIMESALFRED BIESE
The virtue on which they insisted was sophrosyne, knowing the limits which nature fixes for human conduct and keeping within them.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOPHROSYNE

  • calculation
  • canniness
  • caution
  • cautiousness
  • circumspection
  • discretion
  • economy
  • foresight
  • forethought
  • frugality
  • judiciousness
  • moderation
  • providence
  • restraint
  • sense
  • sophrosyne
  • temperance
  • thrift
  • vigilance
  • wisdom
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.