light, graceful, entertaining poetry considered as appealing to polite society.
noun 1. a follower of Faustus and Laelius Socinus who rejected a number of traditional Christian doctrines, as the Trinity, the divinity of Christ, and original sin, and who held that Christ was miraculously begotten and that salvation will be granted to those who adopt Christ’s virtues. adjective 2. of or relating to the Socinians […]
noun 1. Faustus [faw-stuh s] /ˈfɔ stəs/ (Show IPA), (Fausto Sozzini) 1539–1604, and his uncle, Laelius [lee-lee-uh s] /ˈli li əs/ (Show IPA) (Lelio Sozzini), 1525–62, Italian Protestant theologians and reformers. noun 1. Faustus (ˈfɔːstəs), Italian name Fausto Sozzini, 1539–1604, and his uncle, Laelius (ˈliːlɪəs), Italian name Lelio Sozzini, 1525–62, Italian Protestant theologians and reformers
1. a combining form used, with the meanings “social,” “sociological,” or “society,” in the formation of compound words: sociometry; socioeconomic. combining form 1. denoting social or society: socioeconomic, sociopolitical, sociology socio- pref. Society: sociocentric. Social: sociogenic.
[soh-see-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ noun 1. the study of social behavior in animals with emphasis on the role of behavior in survival and reproduction, engaging branches of ethology, population genetics, and ecology. sociobiology /ˌsəʊsɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of social behaviour in animals and humans, esp in relation to […]