Words containing cy

Meaning of Cynarctomachy

Cynarctomachy means: Bear baiting with a dog.

Meaning of Cynarrhodium

Cynarrhodium means: A fruit like that of the rose, consisting of a cup formed of the calyx tube and receptacle, and containing achenes.

Meaning of Cynegetics

Cynegetics means: The art of hunting with dogs.

Meaning of Cynic

Cynic means: Alt. of Cynical

Meaning of Cynical

Cynical means: Having the qualities of a surly dog; snarling; captious; currish.

Meaning of Cynical

Cynical means: Pertaining to the Dog Star; as, the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle.

Meaning of Cynical

Cynical means: Belonging to the sect of philosophers called cynics; having the qualities of a cynic; pertaining to, or resembling, the doctrines of the cynics.

Meaning of Cynical

Cynical means: Given to sneering at rectitude and the conduct of life by moral principles; disbelieving in the reality of any human purposes which are not suggested or directed by self-interest or self-indulgence; as, a cynical man who scoffs at pretensions of integrity; characterized by such opinions; as, cynical views of human nature.

Meaning of Cynic

Cynic means: One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple. The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions. Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others.

Meaning of Cynic

Cynic means: One who holds views resembling those of the Cynics; a snarler; a misanthrope; particularly, a person who believes that human conduct is directed, either consciously or unconsciously, wholly by self-interest or self-indulgence, and that appearances to the contrary are superficial and untrustworthy.

Meaning of Zarnich

Zarnich means: Native sulphide of arsenic, including sandarach, or realgar, and orpiment.

Meaning of Zareba

Zareba means: An improvised stockade; especially, one made of thorn bushes, etc.

Meaning of Zaratite

Zaratite means: A hydrous carbonate of nickel occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite; -- called also emerald nickel.

Meaning of Zarathustrism

Zarathustrism means: See Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zarathustric

Zarathustric means: Of or pertaining to Zarathustra, or Zoroaster; Zoroastrian.

Meaning of Zarathustrian

Zarathustrian means: Alt. of Zarathustric

Meaning of Zaptiah

Zaptiah means: A Turkish policeman.

Meaning of Zapotilla

Zapotilla means: See Sapodilla.

Meaning of Zaphrentis

Zaphrentis means: An extinct genus of cyathophylloid corals common in the Paleozoic formations. It is cup-shaped with numerous septa, and with a deep pit in one side of the cup.

Meaning of Zaphara

Zaphara means: Zaffer.

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