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Definition of "zi" []

  • ?470–?391 bc, Chinese religious philosopher; his teaching, expounded in the book Mo-Zi, emphasizes love, frugality, avoidance of aggressive war, and submission to Heaven (noun)

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Use "zi" in a sentence
  • "And so we see in Zhuangzi one of the great paradoxes of happiness: the more one seeks it, the more elusive it is."
  • "Bazzana (who also wrote about the troubled musician Glenn Gould) tells a sad and often-icky story of sexual excess — a dedicated satyr, the pianist had 10 wives! — and of a decline that took Nyiregyházi from a command performance at Buckingham Palace when he was 8 to a series of seedy California hotels that he inhabited until his death at 84."
  • "It is a white stone with black stripes called a zi stone, a very special stone found in Tibet."
  • "He called his party the National Socialist German Workers Party (the term Nazi is the short form for National Socialist with a "zi" on the end), but his constituents were the German industrialists and militarists and his ideology was fascist and racist."