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Dionysian

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to Dionysus  
2    sometimes not cap   (in the philosophy of Nietzsche) of or relating to the set of creative qualities that encompasses spontaneity, irrationality, the rejection of discipline, etc.  
3    often not cap   wild or orgiastic  
4    of or relating to any of the historical characters named Dionysius,   (Compare (for senses 2, 3))        Apollonian  
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