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bəˈnɔ sɪk, -zɪkba·nau·sic

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  1. banausicadjective

    (formal) ordinary and not refined

    "he felt contempt for all banausic occupations"


  1. banausicadjective

    Mechanical; materialistic, uncultured.

  2. banausicadjective


  3. Etymology: From βαναυσικός, from βάναυσος, from βαύνος.


  1. banausic

    Banausos (Ancient Greek βάναυσος, plural βάναυσοι, banausoi) is a pejorative applied to the class of manual laborers or artisans in Ancient Greece. The related abstract noun βαναυσία – banausia is defined by Hesychius as "every craft (τέχνη) [conducted] by means of fire", reflecting the folk etymology of the word as coming from βαῦνος (baunos) "furnace" and αὔω (auō) "to dry". The actual etymology of the words is unknown; they are not attested outside Attic-Ionic or before the 5th century BC. The epic heroes call their smiths δημιουργοί – dēmiourgoi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of banausic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of banausic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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