Definitions for platonicpləˈtɒn ɪk, pleɪ-

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  1. Platonic(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his philosophy

    "Platonic dialogues"

  2. platonic(adj)

    free from physical desire

    "platonic love"

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  1. Platonic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the ancient Greek philosopher Plato or his philosophies.

  2. platonic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors.

  3. platonic(Adjective)

    Not sexual in nature; platonic love.

    They are good friends, but the relationship is strictly platonic.

  4. Origin: platonicus; surface analysis is Plato + -n- .

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Platonic(adj)

    alt. of Platonical

  2. Platonic(noun)

    a follower of Plato; a Platonist


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