divine afflatus

divine afflatus

Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов. - М.: "Республика". . 2004.

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  • afflatus divinus — Divine afflatus; inspired by divinity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • afflatus — Synonyms and related words: Apollo, Apollo Musagetes, Bragi, Calliope, Castilian Spring, Erato, Euterpe, Geist, Helicon, Hippocrene, Muse, Parnassus, Pierian Spring, Pierides, Polyhymnia, animating spirit, animation, animus, apocalypse, creative… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • afflatus — noun A sudden rush of creative impulse or inspiration, often attributed to divine influence. No man was ever great without a touch of divine afflatus (Nemo igitur vir magnus sine aliquo adflatu divino umquam fuit. De Natura Deorum II.167) …   Wiktionary

  • Afflatus — is a Latin term derived from Cicero (in On Divination ) that has been translated as inspiration. Cicero s usage was a literalizing of inspiration, which had already become figurative. Literally, inspiration, like afflatus, means to be blown into… …   Wikipedia

  • Afflatus — Af*fla tus, n. [L., fr. afflare. See {Afflation}.] 1. A breath or blast of wind. [1913 Webster] 2. A divine impartation of knowledge; supernatural impulse; inspiration. [1913 Webster] A poet writing against his genius will be like a prophet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afflatus — /euh flay teuhs/, n. 1. inspiration; an impelling mental force acting from within. 2. divine communication of knowledge. [1655 65; < L afflatus a breathing on, equiv. to af AF + fla (s. of flare to BLOW2) + tus suffix of v. action] * * * …   Universalium

  • afflatus — af•fla•tus [[t]əˈfleɪ təs[/t]] n. inspiration, esp. as a result of divine communication • Etymology: 1655–65; < L afflātus a breathing on, inspiration =aflā(re) to breathe on, emit (af af +flāre to blow II) + tus suffix of v. action …   From formal English to slang

  • afflatus — /əˈfleɪtəs/ (say uh flaytuhs) noun 1. inspiration; an impelling mental force acting from within. 2. divine communication of knowledge. Also, afflation. {Latin: afflātus a blast} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • afflatus — noun Etymology: Latin, act of blowing or breathing on, from afflare to blow on, from ad + flare to blow more at blow Date: 1660 a divine imparting of knowledge or power ; inspiration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • afflatus — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Divine guidance and motivation imparted directly: inspiration. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students


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