Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "pleonectic" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF PLEONECTIC

pleonectic  [ˌpliːəˈnɛktɪk] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLEONECTIC

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

WHAT DOES PLEONECTIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pleonectic in the English dictionary

The definition of pleonectic in the dictionary is characterized by pleonexia.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLEONECTIC


acatalectic
æˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
analectic
ˌænəˈlɛktɪk
anorectic
ˌænəˈrɛktɪk
apoplectic
ˌæpəˈplɛktɪk
cachectic
kəˈkɛktɪk
catalectic
ˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
cathectic
kəˈθɛktɪk
dialectic
ˌdaɪəˈlɛktɪk
eclectic
ɪˈklɛktɪk
eutectic
juːˈtɛktɪk
hectic
ˈhɛktɪk
hypercatalectic
ˌhaɪpəˌkætəˈlɛktɪk
hypereutectic
ˌhaɪpəjuːˈtɛktɪk
hypoeutectic
ˌhaɪpəʊjuːˈtɛktɪk
idiolectic
ˌɪdɪəˈlɛktɪk
orectic
ɒˈrɛktɪk
pectic
ˈpɛktɪk
peritectic
ˌpɛrɪˈtɛktɪk
smectic
ˈsmɛktɪk
synectic
sɪˈnɛktɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLEONECTIC

pleochroic
pleochroism
pleomorphic
pleomorphism
pleomorphous
pleomorphy
pleon
pleonal
pleonasm
pleonast
pleonaste
pleonastic
pleonastical
pleonastically
pleonexia
pleopod
plerion
plerocercoid
pleroma
pleromatic

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLEONECTIC

Antarctic
anticlimactic
arctic
cataplectic
chiropractic
didactic
dyslectic
dystectic
galactic
Hegelian dialectic
High Arctic
intergalactic
lactic
practic
prophylactic
subarctic
syntactic
tactic
the Antarctic
the Arctic

Synonyms and antonyms of pleonectic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pleonectic» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF PLEONECTIC

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

Translator English - Chinese

pleonectic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pleonectic
570 millions of speakers

English

pleonectic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pleonectic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مفرط التأكسج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pleonectic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pleonectic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pleonectic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pleonectic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pleonectic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pleonectic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pleonectic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pleonectic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pleonektip
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pleonectic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pleonectic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनुवांशिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pleonectic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pleonectic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pleonectic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pleonectic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pleonectic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pleonectic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pleonectic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pleonectic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pleonectic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pleonectic

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEONECTIC»

The term «pleonectic» is used very little and occupies the 167.153 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Rarely used
22
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «pleonectic» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of pleonectic
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «pleonectic».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEONECTIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pleonectic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pleonectic» 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 pleonectic

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLEONECTIC»

Discover the use of pleonectic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pleonectic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Plato on Justice and Power: Reading Book I of Plato's Republic
His first question to Thrasymachus attempts to extract from him the admission that if pleonexia is the motivation of the unjust as he thinks of them, the motivation of those he thinks of as just will be the opposite; that it will be 'anti- pleonectic'.
Kimon Lycos, 1987
2
Morality and Self-Interest
In short, the pleonectic may be a fascinating philosophical case study, but he hardly represents the typical or paradigmatic instance ofbadness. Bloomfield seems to think that the pleonectic represents the toughest case, and thus that if even ...
Paul Bloomfield Associate Professor of Philosophy University of Connecticut, 2007
3
The Blackwell Guide to Plato's Republic
... more, by virtue of someone else's having less (see LSJ, under pleonekteô, esp. senses I.3, II.1–2). And so understood, Socrates seems to be right that craft- performance is not pleonectic, however competitive it may be in a broader sense.
Gerasimos Santas, 2008
4
The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in ...
The legislators will have to seek out and punish, among others, those who exhibit pleonectic desires such as those which Thrasymachus espoused in book 2 of the Republic. The Athenian Stranger remarks: There are some souls that live on ...
Danielle S. Allen, 2003
5
Great Books, Bad Arguments: "Republic, Leviathan", and "The ...
... the pleonectic of gain are re- strained by vigilant monitoring and compulsory sharing, the pleonectic of prestige by ridicule and ostracism, and the pleonectic of physical power by counter-dominant coalitions. Yes, there are bullies, braggarts,  ...
W. G. Runciman, 2010
6
A Companion to Plato
The nature and scope of pleonexia can be gleaned from Thrasymachus' encomium of the pleonectic tyrant (R. I.343E7—34408), Glaucon's story of Gyges' unrestrained pleonexia (R. II.3 59136—3 60132), and Socrates' castigation of the  ...
Hugh H. Benson, 2008
7
Eco-republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us about Ethics, ...
The individual would only live well, for Smith, if he or she resisted pleonectic temptation and moderated his or her behaviour according to a complex ethical code with Stoic inflections. Nevertheless, society as a whole could benefit from the ...
Melissa S. Lane, 2012
8
Aristotle and the Virtues
Foster distinguishes mean people and pleonectic people as follows. Mean people are too reluctant to give; they hoard their wealth when they could afford to benefit others; they are stingy. By contrast, pleonectic people are too eager to take; ...
Howard J. Curzer, 2012
9
Euripides: Phoenician Women
D. Braund (1997), 'Plutarch's Pyrrhus and Euripides' Phoenician Women: Biography and Tragedy on Pleonectic Parenting', Histos 1, 1-11. An examination of the influence of the Euripidean play on the central theme of pleonectic ambition in ...
Thalia Papadopolou, 2014
10
Socratic, Platonic and Aristotelian Studies: Essays in Honor ...
The nature and scope of pleonexia can be gleaned from Thrasymachus' encomium of the pleonectic tyrant (Rep. I 343e7–344c8), Glaucon's story of Gyges' unrestrained pleonexia (Rep. II 359b6–360b2), and Socrates' castigation of the ...
Georgios Anagnostopoulos, 2011

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Pleonectic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pleonectic>. Jul 2020 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z