noun Pla·to·nism \ˈplā-tə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of Platonism

  1. 1a :  the philosophy of Plato stressing especially that actual things are copies of transcendent ideas and that these ideas are the objects of true knowledge apprehended by reminiscenceb :  neoplatonism

  2. 2 :  platonic love


play \-tə-nist\ noun


play \ˌplā-tə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Circa 1570

First Known Use of platonism

circa 1570

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