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English adjective: agape

1. agape with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe

SamplesThe gaping audience.
We stood there agape with wonder.
With mouth agape.


Similaropen, opened

Antonymsshut, closed

English noun: agape

1. agape (feeling) (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind

Broader (hypernym)love

Domain categoryChristian theology

2. agape (feeling) selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)

Synonymsagape love

Broader (hypernym)love

3. agape (act) a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

Synonymslove feast

Broader (hypernym)religious ceremony, religious ritual

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