Definitions for platonicpləˈtɒn ɪk, pleɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Platonic(adj)

    alt. of Platonical

  2. Platonic(noun)

    a follower of Plato; a Platonist

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jordan Axani:

    It's strictly a platonic trip. It's going to be great.

  2. Jordan Axani:

    It's totally platonic, do I think we'll become friends? Sure.

  3. Austin O'Malley:

    Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.

  4. Contessa Bianca Bertolli:

    Men and women can have a platonic relationship and not make their spouses worry. It is when calls and meetings become secret that we need to start worrying if they are being true to us.

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