What is another word for orphic?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːfɪk] (IPA)

The word "orphic" has many synonyms which express the same or similar meaning. Some of these synonyms include mystical, mysterious, surreal, magical, enchanting, alluring, bewitching, ethereal, enigmatic, otherworldly, occult, and transcendental. All these words describe something that is beyond what can be explained simply by logic, and often have a sense of being out of this world. They could be used to describe a work of art, a mystical experience, or even a person's aura. Knowing these synonyms can help you to enrich your vocabulary and communicate your thoughts and feelings more precisely and eloquently.

Synonyms for Orphic:

What are the hypernyms for Orphic?

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

What are the opposite words for orphic?

The word "orphic" is used to describe something that is mysterious, mystical, or related to Orpheus, the legendary Greek musician and poet. Its antonyms would, therefore, be words that describe things in a clear, straightforward, or mundane way. Some possible antonyms for "orphic" are: ordinary, predictable, mundane, practical, concrete, literal, factual, explicit, straightforward, and known. While "orphic" might evoke wonder and fascination, its opposite terms tend to have a more grounded and pragmatic connotation. Depending on the context, one can use these antonyms to provide a contrasting perspective, balance the tone or emphasize the differences between two ideas or concepts.

Usage examples for Orphic

Through his abstract orphic dreams the words reached Paul's mind; and they were oddly familiar.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
For to Seneca, as to the orphic mystics and to Plato, the body is a prison, and life one long punishment.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
But Seneca is an inconsistent, though eloquent and powerful, expounder of that faith in personal immortality, with its moral consequences, which goes back through many ages to Plato, to Pythagoras, to the obscure apostles of the orphic revelation, perhaps to Egypt.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill

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