of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his philosophy
free from physical desire
Of or relating to the ancient Greek philosopher Plato or his philosophies.
Of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors.
Not sexual in nature; platonic love.
They are good friends, but the relationship is strictly platonic.
Origin: platonicus; surface analysis is Plato + -n- .
alt. of Platonical
a follower of Plato; a Platonist
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, plā-ton′ik, -al, adj. pertaining to Plato, the Greek philosopher (about 427-347 B.C.), or to his philosophical opinions.—adv. Plāton′ically.—v.t. and v.i. Plā′tonise, to reason like Plato.—ns. Plā′tonism, the philosophical opinions of Plato; Plā′tonist, Plāton′ic, a follower of Plato.—Platonic love, the love of soul for soul, a love into which sensual desire is supposed not to enter at all.
The numerical value of platonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of platonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's strictly a platonic trip. It's going to be great.
It's totally platonic, do I think we'll become friends? Sure.
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
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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