HyperDic: agape

English > 4 senses of the word agape:
ADJECTIVEallagape, gapingwith the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe
NOUNfeelingagape(Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind
feelingagape, agape loveselfless love of one person for another without sexual implications / implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
actagape, love feasta religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
agape > pronunciation
Soundsahgey'p
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English > agape: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWith the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe.
Examples
  • "we stood there agape with wonder"
  • "with mouth agape"
Synonymgaping
Broaderopen, openedUsed of mouth or eyes
Spanishboquiabierto
English > agape: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaning(Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind.
CategoryChristian theologyThe teachings of Christian churches
BroaderloveA strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Spanishagape, ágape, amor cristiano
Catalanagape
English > agape: 4 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaningselfless love of one person for another without sexual implications / implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature).
Synonymagape love
BroaderloveA strong positive emotion of regard and affection
English > agape: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship.
Synonymlove feast
Broaderreligious ceremony, religious ritualA ceremony having religious meaning / meaning
Spanishágape
Catalanàgape

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