acrasy

noun ac·ra·sy \ˈa-krə-sē, -zē\

Definition of acrasy

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  excess, intemperance

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Origin and Etymology of acrasy

Greek akrasia incontinence, debility, from akratēs powerless, incontinent, intemperate (from a- 2a- + kratos strength) + -ia -y


First Known Use: 1590


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