What is another word for Corybantic?

Pronunciation: [kˌɔːɹɪbˈantɪk] (IPA)

Corybantic is an adjective that describes someone who is wild, ecstatic, frenzied, and unrestrained. There are many synonyms for this word, including Bacchic, frenetic, delirious, manic, disordered, enthusiastic, lively, and fervid. All of these words capture the essence of corybantic, describing someone who is in a state of intense passion or excitement. Bacchic, for example, refers specifically to the frenzy associated with the worship of Dionysus, the Greek god of wine. Meanwhile, disordered and manic both suggest a chaotic, frenzied state of mind. No matter which synonym you choose, they all convey the same sense of intense, unbridled energy and excitement.

What are the hypernyms for Corybantic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for Corybantic?

Corybantic, an uncommon adjective that is derived from the Greek god of wild dancing, refers to something that is frenzied, excited, and unrestrained. Its antonyms, on the other hand, bring to mind a sense of calm, control, and order. These antonyms include words such as composed, restrained, peaceful, sedate, placid, and serene. Unlike the wild and uncontrollable energy associated with corybantic, these words suggest a sense of tranquility and balance. While corybantic may be appropriate to describe a hyperactive child or an exhilarating dance performance, its antonyms may be more suited to describing a peaceful afternoon by the lake or a meditative yoga session.

What are the antonyms for Corybantic?

Usage examples for Corybantic

General Booth's scheme for elevating the masses by cymbals and dogma was "Corybantic Christianity"; to explain what he thought was the Catholic attitude to the doctrine of evolution, he said it would have been called damnabilis by Father Suarez, and that he would have meant "not that it was to be damned, but that it was an active principle capable of damning."
"Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work"
P. Chalmers Mitchell
Then the Corybantic Couple vanish into the Inn, and the first two couples are left, slowly, solemnly dancing, apart from each other as before.
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Others tended the drawers and rovers, while Sabina Dinnett, Nancy Buckler and Alice Chick, whose high task it was to spin, seemed to twinkle here, there and everywhere in a Corybantic measure as they served the shouting and insatiable monsters that turned hemp and flax to yarn.
"The Spinners"
Eden Phillpotts

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