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Platonic

of or relating to the Greek philosopher Plato (?427--?347 bc) or his teachings

Platonic

 

purely spiritual, not associated with the sensual (for example, platonic love). In a figurative sense, “platonic” means ideal, or not put into practice.

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It's for people who are lonely, without the expectation that things will move beyond a platonic friendship," Business Insider quoted Mr Blundell.
Religion and Philosophy in the Platonic and Neoplatonic Traditions: From Antiquity to the Early Medieval Period
Like Simone, more and more people are now seeking no-sex relationships, and in recent years, a growing number of platonic dating websites have sprung up to cater for them, bringing together men and women who want a relationship without the sex.
The book contains two intertwining facets: the Platonic theory and its influences on later scholars, and the identification of various rulers throughout history, from Marcus Aurelius and Julian the Apostate, to Frederick II of Sicily and Frederick the Great, to Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln, and even Lenin and Stalin, to name only a few, as "philosopher-kings" of some kind.
He's always complimenting me, and the other day he even said he found me attractive, but I don't know if what I'm feeling is love or just a platonic friendship.
Readers have also noted, however, that if the "Candidus episode" is indeed a Platonic allusion, it is an incomplete one at best.
Washington, December 26 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that subtle reminders of platonic love rather than sexual love may help foster healthy food choices.
Take the Platonic Supanova, this is a long, low and lean machine.
The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy.
25, in which Augustine explains why the Platonic conversion was not sufficient, why he could not keep his gaze on God as the incorporeal truth, and why therefore a religious conversion (not D.
Pakistan, June 27 -- I doubt anything resembling platonic friendships actually exist.