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Dionysian

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adjective Di·o·ny·sian \-ˈni-zhē-ən, -ˈnē-, -shē-, -zē-, -sē-; -zhən, -shən\

Definition of Dionysian

  1. 1 a :  of or relating to Dionysius b :  of or relating to the theological writings once mistakenly attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite

  2. 2 a :  devoted to the worship of Dionysus b :  characteristic of Dionysus or the cult of worship of Dionysus; especially :  being of a frenzied or orgiastic character — compare apollonian



1607

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1607

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