Definition of Irenic

1. Adjective. Conducive to peace. "An irenic attitude toward former antagonists"

Similar to: Peaceable, Peaceful



Definition of Irenic

1. a. Fitted or designed to promote peace; pacific; conciliatory; peaceful.

Definition of Irenic

1. Adjective. (context: chiefly theology) Promoting or fitted to promote peace; conciliatory, non-confrontational; peaceful. ¹

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Definition of Irenic

1. peaceful in purpose [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irenic

irate
irately
irateness
iratenesses
irater
iratest
iratumumab
ire
ired
ireful
irefully
irefulness
ireless
irenarch
irenarchs
irenic (current term)
irenical
irenically
irenicon
irenicons
irenics
irenology
ires
irestone
irestones
irhtemite
iri-
iriambilanja
irian
irid

Literary usage of Irenic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theological Prop├Ždeutic: A General Introduction to the Study of Theology by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1893)
"Symbolic, fulfills its highest mission in irenic. We can hardly call irenic a distinct and separate discipline, but an irenic spirit should pervade and ..."

2. History of the Sacred Scriptures of the New Testament by Eduard Reuss (1884)
"Even were we obliged to explain everything in the NT literature which Baur regards as polemic or irenic in precisely his sense, there would be no necessity ..."

3. A National Church by William Reed Huntington (1897)
"C. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF irenic LITERATURE, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH.1 ADAMS, C. Essay on Christian Union. New York, 1850. ..."

4. The Practice and Applied Therapeutics of Osteopathy by Charles Hazzard (1901)
"For the sneezing one may make inhibition of the p'.irenic nerve (Chap. Ill, VIII), may press upon the palatine branches of the fifth nerve where they run ..."

5. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1907)
"When, however, these studies are characterized as studies in "irenic Theology" we are not ... If this is to be irenic, then all theological construction is ..."

6. Theological Prop├Ždeutic: A General Introduction to the Study of Theology by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1893)
"Symbolic, fulfills its highest mission in irenic. We can hardly call irenic a distinct and separate discipline, but an irenic spirit should pervade and ..."

7. History of the Sacred Scriptures of the New Testament by Eduard Reuss (1884)
"Even were we obliged to explain everything in the NT literature which Baur regards as polemic or irenic in precisely his sense, there would be no necessity ..."

8. A National Church by William Reed Huntington (1897)
"C. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF irenic LITERATURE, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH.1 ADAMS, C. Essay on Christian Union. New York, 1850. ..."

9. The Practice and Applied Therapeutics of Osteopathy by Charles Hazzard (1901)
"For the sneezing one may make inhibition of the p'.irenic nerve (Chap. Ill, VIII), may press upon the palatine branches of the fifth nerve where they run ..."

10. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1907)
"When, however, these studies are characterized as studies in "irenic Theology" we are not ... If this is to be irenic, then all theological construction is ..."

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