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Definitions for augean
ɔˈdʒi ənaugean

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Augeanadjective

    extremely filthy from long neglect

Wiktionary

  1. Augeanadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Augeas.

  2. Augeanadjective

    Hence, very filthy.

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  1. augean

    Augean refers to something that is extremely filthy, dirty, or unpleasant such that cleaning or correcting it seems like a very difficult or impossible task, often relating to corruption or moral dirt. This term originates from Greek mythology, specifically referencing the Augean stables which were so dirty that cleaning them was considered a Herculean task.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Augeanadjective

    of or pertaining to Augeus, king of Elis, whose stable contained 3000 oxen, and had not been cleaned for 30 years. Hercules cleansed it in a single day

  2. Augeanadjective

    hence: Exceedingly filthy or corrupt

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Augean

    aw-jē′an, adj. filthy: difficult. [From Augeas, a fabled king of Elis in Greece, whose stalls, containing 3000 oxen, and uncleaned for thirty years, were swept out by Hercules in one day by his turning the river Alpheus through them.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of augean in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of augean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of augean in a Sentence

  1. Charles Randell:

    The Augean stables hadn't been cleaned for 30 years when Hercules was set the labor of cleaning them. For 30 years, 3,000 animals had been doing in those stables what 3,000 animals have to do, the first website was published 30 years ago last month. And like The Augean stables, over the last 30 years the internet has filled up with a great deal of... well, let's just call it' problematic content.'.

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