noun ener·geia \ˌenərˈj|īə, -rˈg|, |āə, |ē(y)ə; eˈner(ˌ)gāˌä\

Definition of energeia



  1. :  energy 4a —contrasted with dynamis

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Origin and Etymology of energeia

Greek, activity, operation — more at energy

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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