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platonic

pluh to nik

  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his philosophy
  • s  free from physical desire
    platonic love

  • Visitors are shown to a living room that, with its working fireplace and comfortable armchairs, seems to spring from the platonic ideal of a family home.
  • Hostesses are not prostitutes; they are more like paid, platonic girlfriends.
  • The iPhone is a typical piece of Ive design: an austere, abstract, platonic-looking form that somehow also manages to feel warm and organic and ergonomic.
News & Articles

  • High-school crush fears he's rekindling an old flame
    DEAR ANNIE: About a year ago, I ran into a woman I used to spend time with in high school. We are both married, although she is going through a divorce. Since that day, she and I have been talking quite a bit. We discuss a lot of different things, all on a platonic level. The problem is, I believe I am becoming infatuated with her again. I had a thing for her throughout high school but never had ...
    June 13, 2013 - Sentinel & Enterprise
Quotes

  • Jerry Hall in Sify
    Mirror.co.uk reported Hall as saying: "When you have four children together, you're always going to have a connection. I still love him but it's a different kind of love now. It's a platonic love. I honestly think that sometimes you're only meant to...
  • Noel Gallagher in The Sun
    But last night Noel said: "The boy's desperate cries for love are pathetic, yet strangely compelling." "I thought we had a strictly platonic relationship based on nothing more than our rapier-like wit and a mutual lusting for my missus."...
  • Emma Watson in Wambie
    Rupert is like a brother to me, and our relationship couldn't be more platonic. So kissing him - well, it felt like incest, to be honest. But I think it's going to be very sweet,added Emma.

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