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People who study primate societies make a distinction between two kinds of cultural interactions, agonic and hedonic. In agonic societies, you gain status by asserting dominance over others. In hedonic societies, you gain status by drawing attention to yourself. Open source is a hedonic culture.
Eric S. Raymond

Meaning of "agonic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGONIC

From Greek agōnos, from a-1 + gōnia angle.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGONIC

agonic  [əˈɡɒnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGONIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agonic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AGONIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of agonic in the English dictionary

The definition of agonic in the dictionary is forming no angle.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGONIC


chronic
ˈkrɒnɪk
cosmogonic
ˌkɒzməˈɡɒnɪk
electronic
ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk
endergonic
ˌɛndəˈɡɒnɪk
epigonic
ˌɛpɪˈɡɒnɪk
exergonic
ˌɛksəˈɡɒnɪk
geogonic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈɡɒnɪk
glottogonic
ˌɡlɒtəˈɡɒnɪk
heterogonic
ˌhɛtərəˈɡɒnɪk
iconic
aɪˈkɒnɪk
isogonic
ˌaɪsəʊˈɡɒnɪk
pelargonic
ˌpelɑːˈɡɒnɪk
schizogonic
ˌskɪtsəʊˈɡɒnɪk
sonic
ˈsɒnɪk
sporogonic
ˌspɔːrəˈɡɒnɪk
telegonic
ˌtelɪˈɡɒnɪk
theogonic
ˌθɪəˈɡɒnɪk
tonic
ˈtɒnɪk
trigonic
traɪˈɡɒnɪk
ultrasonic
ˌʌltrəˈsɒnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGONIC

agon
agonal
agone
agonic line
agonies
agonise
agonised
agonisedly
agonising
agonisingly
agonist
agonistic
agonistical
agonistically
agonize
agonized
agonizedly
agonizing
agonizingly
agonothetes

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGONIC

azonic
bionic
cationic
demonic
draconic
embryonic
hyaluronic
hydronic
hydroponic
ionic
ironic
masonic
Napoleonic
philharmonic
Platonic
polyphonic
supersonic
symphonic
tectonic
Tiptronic

Synonyms and antonyms of agonic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agonic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGONIC

Find out the translation of agonic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agonic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agonic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无偏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agónico
570 millions of speakers

English

agonic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

agonic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

احتضاري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

agonic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agônica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অকোণিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agonique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agonik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

agonic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

agonic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

agonic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agonic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không hợp thành một gốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

agonic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दयनीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

köşesiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agonic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

agonic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

agonic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agonic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγώνιος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agonic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agonic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agonic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agonic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIC»

The term «agonic» is normally little used and occupies the 141.310 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agonic

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QUOTES WITH «AGONIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word agonic.
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Eric S. Raymond
People who study primate societies make a distinction between two kinds of cultural interactions, agonic and hedonic. In agonic societies, you gain status by asserting dominance over others. In hedonic societies, you gain status by drawing attention to yourself. Open source is a hedonic culture.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGONIC»

Discover the use of agonic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agonic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Evolutionary Psychiatry: A New Beginning
HEDONIC AND AGONIC COMPETITION Sometime in the last ten million years, a new form of social competition has arisen: instead of trying to intimidate rivals, the competitor seeks to attract them. This form of competition is apparent, ...
Anthony Stevens, John Price, 2000
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Image Bite Politics : News and the Visual Framing of ...
Depictions of agonic displays, on the other hand, increased from the opening phase of the campaign to the debate period and then dropped off as Election Day approached. The drop-off in the last stage of the campaign supports the ...
‎2009
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Earth's Magnetism in the Age of Sail
Such lines are called isogonic lines, or isogones; the isogonic of zero degrees is also known as an agonic line. A tilted dipole system has only a single agonic, namely the above-mentioned great circle through the geographical and magnetic  ...
A. R. T. Jonkers, 2003
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Evolutionary Psychiatry, Second Edition: A New Beginning
HEDONIC AND AGONIC COMPETITION Sometime in the last ten million years, a new form of social competition has arisen: instead of trying to intimidate rivals, the competitor seeks to attract them. This form of competition is apparent, ...
Anthony Stevens, John Price, 2014
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Human Nature And Suffering
The hedonic mode allows conspecifics to be positively reinforced for close proximity co-operative behaviour (whereas in the agonic mode proximity behaviour triggers threats). It is also a mode in which defence arousal is low since the social ...
Paul Gilbert, 2013
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Institutional Theory in International Business
This last point however has one important caveat and one that has been reflected throughout history in agonic societies. High power distance could also result in the rapid pragmatic acceptance of institutional change by the citizenry if it was ...
Laszlo Tihanyi, Timothy Devinney, Torben Pedersen, 2012
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Evolution and Posttraumatic Stress: Disorders of Vigilance ...
The agonic switch Even in the more hedonic species such as our own, threats may promote reciprocal agonic behaviour. In the agonic mode visual and spatial orientation reflect the constant consolidation and maintenance of the system.
Chris Cantor, 2005
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Time and Society
Rational time experience (RT) was, as proposed, predicted by the positive involvement in agonic society (/3 = 4.37, one-tailed/? < .0001). One component of positive, agonic social relations, AR-pos, made an independent contribution to RT (/3 ...
Warren D. TenHouten, 2006
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The Oxford Handbook of Leadership
To accommodate a world in which one's status could instantly change, both apes and humans evolved an innate duality of mind in which they could process information in two different modes, the agonic and the hedonic. These exist in the  ...
Michael G. Rumsey, 2012
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Law and Art: Justice, Ethics and Aesthetics
Agonic. is. not. yet. demonic? At. the. be-ginning. there. will. have. be-come. a. de -cision. Oren. Ben-Dor. “God's appearance through the sky consists in a disclosing that lets us see what conceals itself, but lets us see it not by seeking to wrest ...
Oren Ben-Dor, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGONIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agonic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Three of a family killed in accident
They were laid to rest in their native graveyard as a large number of the people from all walks of life attended their funerals. Several agonic and ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
2
After mother, 3 kids succumb to injuries
Several gloomy and agonic scenes were witnessed when the three dead bodies were lifted from a house for burial. The atmosphere remained ... «The Nation, Jun 15»
3
This Woman Wrote A Novel About Dating Kurt Cobain's Ghost
This is how that kind of young, agonic, addict love is. So, I'm just going to write [the book], and probably get busted, and get criticized for being ... «fuse.tv, Apr 15»
4
Sexy nurse costumes: We're not over that?
There's what she calls agonic power, which is the power to make decisions from executive orders to the ability to diagnose someone with a ... «Indianapolis Star, Oct 14»
5
Volleyball: Epic five-sets battle goes for Poland over Iran
... Kubiak spiked and an Iranian mistake changed the tide (15-14). Marcin Mozdzonek seized the chance with another block for an agonic 16-14 ... «Payvand, Sep 14»
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No GPS? Know how to navigate manually
The compass points to magnetic north except along the Agonic Line, where magnetic and true north are the same. In some instances the ... «The News-Press, Aug 14»
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Man Films Terrifying Ordeal After Falling Into 21m Crevasse
He fell into a 21m crevasse and suffered multiple injuries, but he managed to escape using an ice pick, filming himself during an agonic ... «Gizmodo Australia, May 14»
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Exclusive Interview: Zague Looks To The Past To See The Future
Yet certain factors played in their eventual loss of confidence and their agonic hexagonal play and qualification to the World Cup. 24 JUN 1994: ... «Soccerly, May 14»
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Women in comics discussed at UNI presentation
Male comic characters, on the other hand, are more often defined by "agonic" power, or their brute physical strength. Lynch thinks these classic ... «Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Mar 14»
10
Diego Elías: the squash master
Recently, during November, he represented the senior Peruvian squash team, and he reached the final losing three sets to one in an agonic ... «Peru this Week, Jan 14»

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