bacchanalia

listen to the pronunciation of bacchanalia
Englisch - Englisch
Hence: A drunken feast; drunken revels; an orgy
A feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus
A wild, orgiastic party or celebration
or Dionysia In Greco-Roman religion, any of the festivals of the wine god Bacchus (Dionysus), which probably originated as fertility rites. The most famous Greek festivals included the Greater Dionysia, with its dramatic performances; the Anthesteria; and the Lesser Dionysia, characterized by simple rites. Bacchanalia were introduced from lower Italy into Rome, where they were at first secret, open only to women, and held three times a year. They later admitted men and became as frequent as five times a month. In 186 BC their reputation as orgies led the Senate to prohibit them throughout Italy, except in special cases
{i} Roman holiday celebrating Bacchus (god of wine)
Bacchanalian
Of or pertaining to the festival of Bacchus; relating to or given to reveling and drunkenness

Even bacchanalian madness has its charms.

Bacchanalian
A bacchanal; a drunken reveler
bacchanalian
{a} pertaining to revelry
bacchanalian
{n} a drunkon, riotous perfon
Bacchanalian
bacchantic
bacchanalian
used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity
bacchanalian
used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity"
bacchanalian
{s} pertaining to the Bacchanalia (Roman holiday celebrating Bacchus, god of wine); pertaining to a drunken revelry
bacchanalian
a bacchanalian party involves a lot of alcohol, sex, and uncontrolled behaviour (bacchanalis )
bacchanalias
plural of bacchanalia
bacchanalia

    Silbentrennung

    Bac·cha·na·li·a

    Türkische aussprache

    bäkıneylyı

    Aussprache

    /ˌbakəˈnālyə/ /ˌbækəˈneɪljə/

    Etymologie

    [ "ba-k&-'nAl-y&, 'b&aum ] (noun.) 1591. From Bacchanalia.

    Wort des Tages

    nuptial
Favoriten