[puh-roo-zee-uh, -see-uh, pahr-oo-see-uh] /pəˈru zi ə, -si ə, ˌpɑr uˈsi ə/
(lowercase) Platonism. the presence in any thing of the idea after which it was formed.
(Christianity) another term for the Second Coming
“Second Coming,” a reference to Matt. xxiv:27, 1875, from Greek parousia, literally “presence,” from para- (see para- (1)) + ousia “essence,” from on, genitive ontos, present participle of einai “to be” (see ion).
noun an obsession with or excitement about the return of Christ Word Origin Parousia ‘second coming’
parovarium par·o·var·i·um (pār’ō-vâr’ē-əm) n. See paroophoron. par’o·var’i·an adj.
[puh-rok-si-teen, par-ok-] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌtin, pærˈɒk-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a drug, C 19 H 20 FNO 3 ·HCl, of the SSRI class, that acts by prolonging the action of serotonin in the brain, used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. /pæˈrɒksətiːn/ noun 1. an antidepressant drug that acts by preventing the re-uptake after release […]
[par-uh k-siz-uh m] /ˈpær əkˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. any sudden, violent outburst; a fit of violent action or emotion: paroxysms of rage. 2. Pathology. a severe attack or a sudden increase in intensity of a disease, usually recurring periodically. /ˈpærəkˌsɪzəm/ noun 1. an uncontrollable outburst: a paroxysm of giggling 2. (pathol) n. “sudden attack, convulsion,” […]