1775, from Greek ant-, form of anti- used before vowels (see anti-), + algos “pain” (see -algia). As a noun, recorded from 1753.
antalgic ant·al·gic (ānt-āl’jĭk)
a seaport in SW Turkey. noun a port in SW Turkey, on the Gulf of Antalya. Pop: 751 000 (2005 est)
a form of speech in which a key word is repeated and used in a different, and sometimes contrary, way for a play on words, as in The craft of a politician is to appear before the public without craft. Historical Examples In Cicero’s treatise on Oratory, a variety of instances of the antanaclasis are […]
a city in and the capital of Madagascar, in the central part. an island republic in the Indian Ocean, about 240 miles (385 km) off the SE coast of Africa: formerly a French colony; gained independence 1960. 227,800 sq. mi. (590,000 sq. km). Capital: Antananarivo. Historical Examples Their capital city of Antananarivo, in the center […]
the three angas pertaining to the mind: dharana or concentration, dhyana or meditation, and samadhi or contemplation.