Complete Definition of "irenic"

English

Etymology
From Gr. είÏηνικοÏ, from εἰÏήνη, "peace".

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Énɪk|-Énɪk, Rhymes:English:-iËnɪk|-iËnɪk

Adjective
en-adj

  1. theology Promoting or fitted to promote peace; conciliatory; serene; peaceful; pacific.

Related terms
irenical
irenicon
irenics

Translations
French: irénique

References
R:Century 1911

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zh:irenic

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