hesychastic

adjective hes·y·chas·tic

Definition of hesychastic

  1. 1 :  soothing, calming —used especially of a style of ancient Greek music

  2. 2 often capitalized [hesychast + -ic] :  of or relating to the hesychasts or their solitary meditative mysticism

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Origin and Etymology of hesychastic

Greek hēsychastikos, from (assumed) Greek hēsychastos (verbal of hēsychazein) + Greek -ikos -ic


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