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Meaning of "Hesione" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HESIONE

Hesione  [hɪˈsaɪənɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HESIONE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hesione is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HESIONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hesione

Hesione

In Greek mythology and later art, the name Hesione /hɨˈsaɪ.əniː/ refers to various mythological figures, of which the Trojan princess Hesione is most known.

Definition of Hesione in the English dictionary

The definition of Hesione in the dictionary is daughter of King Laomedon, rescued by Hercules from a sea monster.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HESIONE


Albany
ˈɔːlbənɪ
Alcyone
ælˈsaɪənɪ
amphictyony
æmˈfɪktɪənɪ
Anthony
ˈæntənɪ
balcony
ˈbælkənɪ
briony
ˈbraɪənɪ
Brittany
ˈbrɪtənɪ
bryony
ˈbraɪənɪ
ceremony
ˈsɛrɪmənɪ
colony
ˈkɒlənɪ
company
ˈkʌmpənɪ
ebony
ˈɛbənɪ
Germany
ˈdʒɜːmənɪ
Halcyone
hælˈsaɪənɪ
harmony
ˈhɑːmənɪ
Hermione
hɜːˈmaɪənɪ
polyembryony
ˌpɒlɪˈɛmbrɪənɪ
symphony
ˈsɪmfənɪ
testimony
ˈtɛstɪmənɪ
tiffany
ˈtɪfənɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HESIONE

Heseltine
Heshvan
Hesiod
Hesiodic
hesitance
hesitancy
hesitant
hesitantly
hesitate
hesitater
hesitatingly
hesitation
hesitative
hesitator
hesitatory
Hesperia
Hesperian
Hesperidean
Hesperides
Hesperidian

WORDS THAT END LIKE HESIONE

arpeggione
azione
Castiglione
con espressione
conversazione
Dione
Giorgione
glutathione
menadione
pensione
phytonadione
trimethadione
zabaglione
zabaione

Synonyms and antonyms of Hesione in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Hesione» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HESIONE

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

Translator English - Chinese

Hesione
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hesione
570 millions of speakers

English

Hesione
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Hesione
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Hesione
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гесиона
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hesione
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Hesione
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Hesione
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hesione
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hesione
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Hesione
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Hesione
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hesione
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hesione
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Hesione
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हेशिओन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hesione
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Hesione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hesione
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гесіона
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hesione
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ησιόνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Hesione
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Hesione
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hesione
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Hesione

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HESIONE»

The term «Hesione» is normally little used and occupies the 148.906 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HESIONE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HESIONE»

Discover the use of Hesione in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Hesione and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Facts on File Companion to Classical Drama
Laomedon had promised Heracles horses in exchange for his help, but he rescinded the offer after Heracles succeeded. Some time later, the angered Heracles returned to Troy, sacked the town, and gave Hesione to his comrade, Telamon, ...
John E. Thorburn, 2005
2
Shaw: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies
tlu' emotions of their suitors in this play. What it does mean is that perhaps the women are simply mirroring behaviors learned from the patriarch of this mad house. If Ariadne and Hesione are merciless teases, perhaps it is because their father ...
Gale K. Larson, MaryAnn K. Crawford, 2003
3
Drakon: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman ...
donning Hesione's dress and substituting himself for her. He remained inside it for three days and killed it by attacking its liver or its flanks from within, but when he emerged the creature's digestive juices had dissolved his hair. Laomedon then ...
Daniel Ogden, 2013
4
The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama
Does “Shotover" suggest some desired mark fatally overshot? Do Hector and Hesione Hushabye lull themselves into dreamland with their frivolous romancing ? Is Lady Utterword convinced that her sharply expressed opinion will settle any ...
John Gassner, Edward Quinn, 2002
5
Perseus
He got inside either by luring the creature to insert its head through the entrance of a defensive bulwark or by donning Hesione's dress and substituting himself for her. Laomedon then cheated Heracles too ofhis reward, by palming him off with ...
Daniel Ogden, Professor of Ancient History Daniel Ogden, 2008
6
Hesione
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Terrence James Victorino, 2012
7
Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature
98 Gower's insistence that Hesione was handed over by unanimous assent of parliament highlights the collective decision involved in this raptus. As much as Hesione is raped by an individual, she is also raped by an entire country. Similarly ...
Kathleen E. Kennedy, 2009
8
Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera of the Family Satyridæ in ...
Singaporc. Coll. Roberts. 50. Mycalesis Hesione. Papilio Hesione, Cramer, Pap. Exot. i. pl. 11. figs. C, D (1779); also of Fabricius. Mycalesis Hesione, Hübner, Verz. bek. Schmett. p. 55. n. 525 (1816). Satyrus Hesione, Godart, Enc. Méth. ix. p .
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, Arthur Gardiner Butler, John Edward Gray, 1808
9
Women in Beckett: Performance and Critical Perspectives
Beckett's. Shavian. Women. KRISTIN MORRISON The allusion to Hesione Hushabye in "A Wet Night" is one of the few Shavian references in all of Beckett's work. Dante, Shakespeare, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, major poets, minor poets, ...
Linda Ben-Zvi, 1992
10
The Merchant of Venice: Critical Essays
(55—57) The legend to which Portia refers is of Laomedon, king of Troy, who asks Hercules (or Alcides) to rescue his daughter Hesione from a sea monster that is ravaging Troy. It should be noted that Laomedon is the cause of this disastrous ...
John W. Mahon, Ellen Macleod Mahon, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HESIONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Hesione is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bay Street Theater Announces Howard McGillin Joins Cast of “Grey …
She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love, and an ... «Long Island Exchange, Jun 15»
2
Betty Buckley to Host Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop in …
She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love and an ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
3
Betty Buckley and Rachel York Play Big Edie, Little Edie in 'Grey …
She received a second nomination for a Tony for her role of Hesione in Triumph of Love and an Olivier Award nomination for her performance ... «Dan's Papers, May 15»
4
​'Heartbreak House' to conclude Guild season
The cast includes Chuck Larkowski as Captain Shotover, Cassandra Engber as Mrs. Hesione Hushabye, Cassidy Rowley as Ellie Dunn, John ... «Dayton Daily News, May 15»
5
Betty Buckley Will Bring New Show DARK BLUE-EYED BLUES to …
She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love, and an ... «Broadway World, Apr 15»
6
The Ancient Ruins of Salamis, the Once Thriving Port City of Cyprus
In Homeric legend, the founder of Salamis, Teucer, was the son of King Telamon and his wife Hesione, who was the daughter of King ... «Ancient Origins, Apr 15»
7
Theatre: A year with some glories
... which were particularly impressive, other than those already mentioned, were Kathy Kiera Clarke's inspiredly nutty Hesione Hushabye in the ... «Irish Independent, Dec 14»
8
BWW TV: Watch Betty Buckley Sing 'Body and Soul' from …
She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as Hesione in "Triumph of Love," and an ... «Broadway World, Dec 14»
9
The Merchant of Venice review – Shylock meets Elvis in Vegas
... dressing as a golden-wigged Hesione to be won by a Herculean Bassanio. But the beauty of Fielding's performance lies in its ambivalence. «The Guardian, Dec 14»
10
BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation …
She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as Hesione in TRIUMPH OF LOVE, and an ... «Broadway World, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hesione [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hesione>. Jun 2021 ».
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