chiefly British -zīən
variants or Isaianic
: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of Isaiah or the book of Isaiah
the Isaianic character of this prophesyRobert Gordis
the somber and threatening, the almost Isaian, utteranceEdmund Wilson

Word History


isaian from Isaiah, 8th century b.c. major Hebrew prophet + English -an, adjective suffix; isaianic from Isaiah + English -an, adjective suffix + -ic

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“Isaian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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