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Meaning of "banausic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BANAUSIC

From Greek banausikos for mechanics, from baunos forge.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BANAUSIC

banausic  [bəˈnɔːsɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BANAUSIC

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

WHAT DOES BANAUSIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Banausos

Banausos is an epithet of the class of manual laborers or artisans in Ancient Greece. The related abstract noun βαναυσία – banausia is defined by Hesychius as "every craft by means of fire", reflecting the folk etymology of the word as coming from βαῦνος "furnace" and αὔω "to dry". The actual etymology of the words is unknown; they are not attested outside Attic-Ionic or before the 5th Century BC. The epic heroes call their smiths δημιουργοί – dēmiourgoi.

Definition of banausic in the English dictionary

The definition of banausic in the dictionary is merely mechanical; materialistic; utilitarian.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BANAUSIC


alopecic
ˌæləˈpiːsɪk
amnesic
æmˈniːsɪk
anisic
əˈniːsɪk
borsic
ˈbɔːsɪk
ecesic
ɪˈsiːsɪk
gynecic
dʒaɪˈniːsɪk
hypesthesic
ˌhɪpiːsˈθiːsɪk
kinesic
kaɪˈniːsɪk
klendusic
klenˈdjuːsɪk
magnesic
mæɡˈniːsɪk
Nasik
ˈnɑːsɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BANAUSIC

banalization
banalize
banally
banana
banana belt
Banana bender
banana boat
banana oil
banana peel
banana plug
banana prawn
banana republic
banana skin
banana split
Bananalander
bananas
Banaras
Banat
banausian

WORDS THAT END LIKE BANAUSIC

art music
background music
chamber music
classical music
country music
dance music
electronic music
folk music
gospel music
House music
menopausic
music
piano music
pop music
popular music
rap music
rock music
sheet music
theme music
world music

Synonyms and antonyms of banausic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «banausic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BANAUSIC

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

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实用型
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

banausic
570 millions of speakers

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banausic
510 millions of speakers

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banausic
380 millions of speakers
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banausic
280 millions of speakers

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banausic
278 millions of speakers

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banausic
270 millions of speakers

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banausic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

banausic
220 millions of speakers

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Banausic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

banausic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

実利的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

banausic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Banausic
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

banausic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கைவினை சார்ந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शाब्दिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

banausic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

banausic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

banausic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

banausic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

banausic
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

banausic
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

banausic
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

banausic
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

banausic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of banausic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BANAUSIC»

The term «banausic» is normally little used and occupies the 150.869 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BANAUSIC» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BANAUSIC»

Discover the use of banausic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to banausic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy: Theoria ...
who is wise in this regard is a daemonic man (daim»niov nr), but the person who is wise in any other regard, whether in the realm of arts and sciences or manual labor, is a banausic man (bnausov).40 The dichotomy drawn here between the ...
Andrea Wilson Nightingale, 2004
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The Open Society and Its Enemies
Every professional, for example a flute player, and of course every artisan or labourer, is 'banausic', that is to say, not a free man, not a citizen, even though he is not a real slave; the status ofa 'banausic' man is one of'partial or limited slavery'  ...
Karl Raimund Popper, Václav Havel, Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, 2011
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The Open Society and Its Enemies
Every professional, for example a flute player, and of course every artisan or labourer, is 'banausic', that is to say, not a free man, not a citizen, even though he is not a real slave; the status ofa 'banausic' man is one of'partial or limited slavery'  ...
Karl Sir Popper, 2012
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Genres in Dialogue: Plato and the Construct of Philosophy
96 According to Aristotle, a person who performs a banausic occupation should not be awarded citizenship and the political privileges that go with it; likewise, citizens and rulers should not be allowed to engage in banausia: It is clear that [ the ...
Andrea Wilson Nightingale, 2000
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Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook: Annotated ...
This prejudice is based in part on philosophical rather than social or economic objections, since the major drawback of a banausic occupation is the obstacles it puts in the way of service to the mind or soul and to the state, which is a metaphor  ...
John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson, Andrew N. Sherwood, 2003
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The Open Society and its Enemies: Hegel and Marx
Aristotle'suseofthe word 'banausic' in thesenseof 'professional'or 'money earning' is clearlyshown inPolitics, VIII, 6,3 ff. (1340b)and especially 15f. (1341b).Every professional, for example a fluteplayer, and of course every artisan orlabourer, ...
Karl Popper, 2005
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The Best Words
There banausic in estimating the farmis, however, something er's life by his profits. In a strictly utilitarian age, and among men who are perhaps at times slightly commonplace, and little moved by the lighter graces of art and poetry, it may be as ...
Robert Hartwell Fiske, 2011
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The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the ...
A task or an art or a science must be considered banausic if it makes the body or soul or mind of free men useless for the practice and application of virtue. For this reason we term ''banausic'' those crafts that make the condition of the body ...
John Peter Oleson, 2008
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Gobbledygook: A Dictionary That's 2/3 Accurate, 1/3 Nonsense ...
banausic. (buh-NOSE-ick) (adj.): Utilitarian, practical, dull, and menial; or, moneymaking, breadwinning. Getting rich quick, the sine qua non of Las Vegas, is decidedly not banausic. That doesn't stop people from flocking there. However, not ...
William Wilson, 2011
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Greek Oligarchies: Their Character and Organisation
The quality which the Greeks called /3avavirla involved more than the denial of leisure ; it implied positive defects which degraded the banausic man. Aristotle gives a definition of the term. 'That work or art or science must be considered ...
Leonard Whibley, 1955

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BANAUSIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term banausic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cary student wins spelling bee
Rohan's moment came when Patrick missed banausic, which means relating to or concerned with earning a living. When Rohan, who ... «News & Observer, Feb 15»
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KFA2 GeForce GTX 960 EXOC
Will the banausic shipping frequencies significantly hamper performance? We imagine not, and for those who look to determine their own GPU ... «HEXUS, Jan 15»
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Bonfire of the Humanities
... the “banausic” life of commerce and trade), for the discovery or invention of principles by which to answer the central question of ethics: “What ... «The Nation., Jan 15»
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Extas! Extras! Read all about it!
Dreams are bought and sold here and fantasy worlds come dazzlingly to life. In the counter-reality of film 'extras', non-actors from the banausic ... «Belfast Telegraph, Sep 14»
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2014 Chevrolet Impala: A dramatic reinterpretation of the iconic sedan
But for a period of about 10 years, consumers had complaint of banausic designs, contemptible interiors, no attentions to details nor comfort, ... «CommDigiNews, Sep 14»
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[By Prof. William Birdthistle:] We can still win the World Cup …
Next were the African countries, divided between those who gave a chivalrous account of themselves and those who demanded a banausic ... «Washington Post, Jul 14»
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Arts graduates should stop worrying. Britain – and the jobs market …
... today's relentlessly banausic outlook. But remember that people are neighbours, voters, lovers, friends, parents, travellers, and much besides ... «The Independent, Jun 14»
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The Immense Promise of the Digital Humanities
... solitary thinkers who need not sully themselves with the “banausic” understandings of the media by and through which they communicate. «The New Republic, May 14»
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Technology Is Taking Over English Departments
A humanities culture that prizes thinking and writing will tend to look down on making and building as banausic—the kind of labor that can be ... «The New Republic, May 14»
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The death of wine scores?
Preconceived notions of banausic, early days Cabernet are smothered by the magic dust of this Hess religion, a Dharma of licorice, ash and ... «Canada.com, Mar 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Banausic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/banausic>. Aug 2019 ».
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