[ep-i-krit-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈkrɪt ɪk/
noting or pertaining to a discriminating responsiveness to small variations in pain or temperature stimuli (opposed to ).
(of certain nerve fibres of the skin) serving to perceive and distinguish fine variations of temperature or touch
epicritic ep·i·crit·ic (ěp’ĭ-krĭt’ĭk)
Of, relating to, or mediating the ability to discriminate slight differences in sensory stimuli, especially of touch and temperature.
[ep-ik] /ˈɛp ɪk/ adjective, Also, epical 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2. resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country. […]
noun 1. a simile developed over several lines of verse, especially one used in an epic poem. noun 1. an extended simile, as used in the epic poetry of Homer and other writers
[ep-ik-tee-tuh s] /ˌɛp ɪkˈti təs/ noun 1. a.d. c60–c120, Greek Stoic philosopher and teacher, mainly in Rome. /ˌɛpɪkˈtiːtəs/ noun 1. ?50–?120 ad, Greek Stoic philosopher, who stressed self-renunciation and the brotherhood of man
[ep-i-kyoo-ree-uh n, -kyoo r-ee-] /ˌɛp ɪ kyʊˈri ən, -ˈkyʊər i-/ adjective 1. fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, especially in eating and drinking. 2. fit for an : epicurean delicacies. 3. (initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of Epicurus or . noun 4. […]