Meaning of Platonic
Pronunciation: (plu-ton'ik, plā-), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Plato or his doctrines: the Platonic philosophy of ideal forms.
- pertaining to, involving, or characterized by Platonic love as a striving toward love of spiritual or ideal beauty.
- (usually l.c.) purely spiritual; free from sensual desire, esp. in a relationship between two persons of the opposite sex.
- (usually l.c.) feeling or professing platonic love: He insisted that he was completely platonic in his admiration.
- platonic (Thesaurus)