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Definition of "platonic" [platonic]

  • Of or relating to the philosophical views of Plato and his successors. (adjective)
  • Not sexual in nature; platonic love. (adjective)

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Use "platonic" in a sentence
  • "She formed what she called a platonic friendship -- and it was really so -- with a certain M. de Seze, who was advocate-general at Bordeaux."
  • "The truth is that the attraction which draws a man and a woman together in what they call platonic friendship always has something of the physical in it -- on one side or the other."
  • "Jack is back and wants to be a father to Freddie, but shows no interest in Natalie, who detests the word platonic because she loves Jack."