hylic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὕλη (hūlē, matter) +‎ -ic (of or pertaining to).

AdjectiveEdit

hylic (comparative more hylic, superlative most hylic)

  1. Having to do with or of the nature of matter or material.

SynonymsEdit

  • hyletic

NounEdit

hylic (plural hylics)

  1. (Gnosticism) In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the basest type; a person focused on neither intellectual (psychic) nor spiritual (pneumatic) reality.

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Last modified on 1 November 2013, at 17:25