Complete Definition of "platonic"

see|Platonic

English

Adjective
platonic

  1. (usually capitalized) Of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors.
  2. Not sexual in nature (sense derived through a popular interpretation of the above views)

#: They are friends, but the relationship is strictly platonic.

Antonyms
non-platonic, romantic, sexual

Translations

Dutch: platonisch
Finnish: platoninen

Derived terms
platonic love
platonic relationship

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