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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Uninhibited; undisciplined; spontaneous; wild; orgiastic.
After Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility in Greek mythology. He was a son of Zeus and considered the opposite of his brother, Apollo. His Roman equivalent is Bacchus. Earliest documented use: before 1610.
"Nigella Lawson, who tends towards the indulgent side, revels in the wickedness of dionysian excess."
Doug Anderson; Television; The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia); Nov 29, 2011.
See more usage examples of dionysian in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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