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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.


Synonymsgaping


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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