anacrotism a·nac·ro·tism (ə-nāk’rə-tĭz’əm)
The condition in which one or more notches or waves occur on the ascending limb of an arterial pulse tracing. Also called anadicrotism.
of or relating to an . Psychology. deriving from, pertaining to, or reflecting the moral or idealistic striving of the unconscious: anagogic image; anagogic interpretation. Historical Examples The anagorical is what the dictionaries call the anagogical sense. The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales Mrs. Alfred Gatty But I said this anagogical sense was hard to […]
of or relating to an . Psychology. deriving from, pertaining to, or reflecting the moral or idealistic striving of the unconscious: anagogic image; anagogic interpretation. Historical Examples His mental glance was even more oblique than theirs, fixed as it was upon the moral or spiritual—the anagogic—inference. The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II) Henry Osborn […]
. a spiritual interpretation or application of words, as of Scriptures. a form of allegorical interpretation of Scripture that seeks hidden meanings regarding the future life. Historical Examples anagogy, an′a-goj-i, n. the mystical interpretation or hidden sense of words. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun allegorical or spiritual interpretation, esp […]
a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”. anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters. to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them. to rearrange (the […]