(also chthonian ˈ(k)θəʊnɪən)
Definition of chthonic in English:
Relating to or inhabiting the underworld: a chthonic deity
More example sentences
- For Apollo presents life in a way that is tolerable, through exclusion of the chthonic depths; while Dionysus ignores nothing, forcing us to face the fundamental terrors of existence.
- In all their dark glamor, they evoke the global workings of industry, awful and chthonic.
- It is here that all the real drama of the Great Feud takes place, as in the chthonic struggles of old.
Definition of chthonic in:
- US English dictionary
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