Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 12/12/16 Faustian

Faustian (adjective)
Faustian [fou-stee-uh n]


adjective
1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Faust: a Faustian novel.
2. sacrificing spiritual values for power, knowledge, or material gain: a Faustian pact with the Devil.
3. characterized by spiritual dissatisfaction or torment.
4. possessed with a hunger for knowledge or mastery.


Origin: 1875-80; Faust + -ian

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