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paean Saltos de línea: paean
Pronunciación: /ˈpiːən/

Definición de paean en inglés:

sustantivo

1A song of praise or triumph: a paean of praise for the great poets
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Where other singers had songs that (even tangentially) referred to the hardships of life, the Copper family's songs are mostly paeans of praise to a farming life that is hard work, but rewarding.
  • The priests and nuns routinely punctuated their prayers with paeans in praise of the goodness and greatness of Pius XII.
  • Lyric poetry included dithyrambs, encomia, paeans, and hymns.
1.1A creative work expressing enthusiastic praise: he’s created a filmic paean to his hero
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  • These films are a steady countercurrent to the seemingly endless paeans to World War II, a recognition that there have been quite a few wars and generations since the ‘greatest.’
  • But despite these revelations, the novel is a paean to the power of the aesthetic.
  • In its fuller exposition, the poem is a paean to the westward expansion of the country.
Sinónimos
song of praise, hymn, psalm, anthem, shout of praise, alleluia;

Origen

Late 16th century: via Latin from Greek paian 'hymn of thanksgiving to Apollo' (invoked by the name Paian, originally the Homeric name for the physician of the gods).

Palabras que riman con paean

Actaeon, Aegean, aeon (US eon), Augean, Behan, Cadmean, Caribbean, Carolean, Chaldean, Cyclopean, empyrean, epicurean, European, Fijian, Galilean, Hasmonean, Hebridean, Herculean, Ian, Jacobean, Kampuchean, Laodicean, lien, Linnaean (US Linnean), Maccabean, Mandaean (US Mandean), Medicean, monogenean, Nabataean (US Nabatean), Orphean, paeon, pean, peon, Periclean, piscean, plebeian, Pyrenean, Pythagorean, Sabaean, Sadducean, Sisyphean, skean, Tanzanian, Tennesseean, Terpsichorean, theodicean, Tyrolean

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