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Meaning of "apotropaically" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APOTROPAICALLY

apotropaically  [ˌæpəʊtrəˈpeɪɪkəlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APOTROPAICALLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Apotropaically is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES APOTROPAICALLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of apotropaically in the English dictionary

The definition of apotropaically in the dictionary is in an apotropaic manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APOTROPAICALLY


economically
ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəlɪ
electronically
ɪlekˈtrɒnɪkəlɪ
fantastically
fænˈtæstɪkəlɪ
formulaically
ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪɪkəlɪ
Hebraically
hɪˈbreɪɪkəlɪ
historically
hɪˈstɒrɪkəlɪ
Judaically
dʒuːˈdeɪɪkəlɪ
mosaically
məʊˈzeɪɪkəlɪ
periodically
ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪkəlɪ
pharisaically
ˌfærɪˈseɪɪkəlɪ
physically
ˈfɪzɪkəlɪ
politically
pəˈlɪtɪkəlɪ
practically
ˈpræktɪkəlɪ
prosaically
prəʊˈzeɪɪkəlɪ
specifically
spɪˈsɪfɪkəlɪ
statistically
stəˈtɪstɪkəlɪ
technically
ˈteknɪkəlɪ
tragically
ˈtrædʒɪkəlɪ
trochaically
trəʊˈkeɪɪkəlɪ
typically
ˈtɪpɪkəlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APOTROPAICALLY

apothecaries
apothecaries´ measure
apothecaries´ weight
apothecary
apothece
apothecia
apothecial
apothecium
apothegm
apothegmatic
apothegmatical
apothegmatist
apothegmatize
apothem
apotheoses
apotheosis
apotheosise
apotheosize
apotropaic
apotropaism

WORDS THAT END LIKE APOTROPAICALLY

actually
alphabetically
automatically
basically
chemically
clinically
critically
dramatically
dynamically
electrically
genetically
ironically
locally
logically
mechanically
medically
radically
scientifically
strategically
theoretically
vertically

Synonyms and antonyms of apotropaically in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «apotropaically» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APOTROPAICALLY

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The translations of apotropaically from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «apotropaically» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

apotropaically
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apotropaically
570 millions of speakers

English

apotropaically
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

apotropaically
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

apotropaically
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

apotropaically
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apotropaically
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

apotropaically
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apotropaically
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara apotropa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

apotropaically
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

apotropaically
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

apotropaically
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apotropaically
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

apotropaically
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

apotropaically
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एपोट्रोपोनिकली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

apotropaically
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

apotropaically
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

apotropaically
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

apotropaically
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

apotropaically
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

apotropaically
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

apotropaically
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

apotropaically
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

apotropaically
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of apotropaically

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTROPAICALLY»

The term «apotropaically» is used very little and occupies the 189.571 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTROPAICALLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «apotropaically» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «apotropaically» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APOTROPAICALLY»

Discover the use of apotropaically in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to apotropaically and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Family Values: Subjects Between Nature and Culture
She maintains that Freud's notion of penis-envy operates apotropaically to displace the horror of the mother's sex; in Nietzsche, Baubo's stomach operates apotropaically to displace Hades' appropriation of fertility, and Dionysus' head ...
Kelly Oliver, 1997
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Enigmas: Essays on Sarah Kofman
Kofman maintains that Freud's notion of penis envy operates apotropaically to displace the horror of the mother's sex; in Nietzsche, Baubo's stomach operates apotropaically to displace Hades' appropriation of fertility; and Dionysus' head ...
Penelope Deutscher, Kelly Oliver, 1999
3
Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History, and the ...
the two festivals Pyanopsia and Thargelia functioning apotropaically for dispelling the risk of famine and plague. Thus we must pay close attention to a dramatic representation of a myth engaging part of this ritual network and featuring a figure ...
Robin Mitchell-Boyask, 2007
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Mothers of Invention: Women, Italian Fascism, and Culture
Both her staged presence and her writing were read by the Fascist institution fetishistically, as the Medusa's head that the regime needed to use apotropaically against its own castration anxiety. The fear of absentia and artificiality, of which ...
Robin Pickering-Iazzi, 1995
5
Selected Papers
They are used apotropaically— i.e., to ward off the evil eye, and also to express mockery or contempt, frequently with a sexual message. The meaning is made clear by the context. Examples are the "horns" (Fr. les comes, Ger. die Hbrner, It. le ...
Robert J. Di Pietro, William Frawley, Alfred Wedel, 1983
6
Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance and the Politics of ...
Apotropaically, to be a superior species of man in chivalric romance is to possess territory, wealth, and resources to distribute, and symbolic capital in the form of other men's bodies and their masculinity. In this late-medieval romance we are ...
Geraldine Heng, 2013
7
The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous
479, n. 56. Unless otherwise noted, translations are my own. 6 Here, as throughout traditional Chinese sources, depictions of a monster or demon can function apotropaically, either to magically repel malevolent forces, or as a kind of  ...
Asa Simon Mittman, Peter J. Dendle, 2013
8
Futurescapes: Space in Utopian and Science Fiction Discourses
mediated, species of affect: it was a response that was only one step removed from the psychic abjection to which it gave dialectical expression and which it apotropaically kept in abeyance. In his study on Hypnotic Neurosis (1881), Paul Louis ...
Ralph Pordzik, 2009
9
Alchemy of the Word: Cabala of the Renaissance
Here he adds, nevertheless, apotropaically, that he will provide also "a discovery of diabolical arts and imposture." Blau's ample quotes from Peucer100 confirm this ambivalence fully: On the one hand, Peucer condemns the aspiration to ...
Philip Beitchman, 1998
10
Repossessions: Psychoanalysis and the Phantasms of Early ...
But the stress on langue also betrays a fetishistic attachment to a body part that, according to the logic of dismemberment sketched by Freud's work on the uncanny, apotropaically signifies the threat of castration.23 The dyad langaige/ langue ...
Timothy Murray, Alan K. Smith, 1998

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APOTROPAICALLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term apotropaically is used in the context of the following news items.
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Talking about poetry, with a critical eye
Hofmann misuses the word "apotropaically," and neither the grand Oxford English Dictionary nor the muddy pastures of UrbanDictionary.com ... «Hamilton Spectator, Dec 14»
2
Where Have You Been? Selected Essays, Michael Hofmann: Review
Hofmann misuses the word “apotropaically,” and neither the grand Oxford English Dictionary nor the muddy pastures of UrbanDictionary.com ... «Toronto Star, Dec 14»
3
Ruby Bute: A Caribbean Legend
She declares, apotropaically perhaps, that she hopes the treasure, if it exists at all, is never found. Some sleeping dogs should be left to lie. «Gadling, Apr 12»
4
La Rochelle, By Michael Nath
You might be slightly suspicious of an English lecturer turned novelist who uses an adverb such as "apotropaically" but leaves out commas you ... «Independent, Feb 10»
5
Why it matters how the media describe killers in Iraq and Ireland.
As a novel about the Nazi era has recently reminded us, the Furies of antiquity were so much dreaded that they were sometimes apotropaically ... «Slate, Mar 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Apotropaically [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/apotropaically>. Oct 2020 ».
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