dionysia dionysia


  • (n) an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)


  • A case for jeers over cheers

    So This is perfect: Apparently the first professionals ever booed on a regular basis were writers. It’s true (or at least Wikipedia says it’s true). At the annual Festival of Dionysia in Athens, according to the ’pedia, playwrights competed to determine whose tragedy was the best. Audience participation...
    on August 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /