Definitions for irenicaɪˈrɛn ɪk, aɪˈri nɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irenic(adj)

    conducive to peace

    "irenic without being namby-pamby"; "an irenic attitude toward former antagonists"


  1. irenic(Adjective)

    Promoting or fitted to promote peace; conciliatory, non-confrontational; peaceful.

  2. Origin: From είρηνικος, from εἰρήνη.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irenic(adj)

    alt. of Irenical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irenic

    ī-ren′ik, adj. tending to create peace: pacific—also Iren′ical.—n. Iren′icon, a proposition or scheme for peace: the deacon's litany at the beginning of the Greek liturgy—from its opening petitions for peace.— Iren′ics, irenical theology:—opp. to Polemics. [See Eirenicon.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irenic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irenic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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