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Synonyms for agape
ɑˈgɑ peɪ, ˈɑ gəˌpeɪ, ˈæg ə-; -paɪ, -ˌpaɪ, -ˌpiagape

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  1. agape1

    Being in a state of astonishment, wonder, expectation, or eager attention; as with mouth hanging open.

    Synonyms:
    agog, dumbstruck

  2. agape1

    open wide.

    Synonyms:
    agog, open, ajar

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agape

    Synonyms:
    astare, agog, astonished, curious, inquisitive, entertained, amused, eager

    Antonyms:
    incurious, listless, lukewarm, absent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agapenoun

    (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind

    Synonyms:
    love feast, agape love

    Antonyms:
    shut, closed

  2. agape, agape lovenoun

    selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)

    Synonyms:
    love feast, agape love

    Antonyms:
    closed, shut

  3. agape, love feastadjective

    a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

    Synonyms:
    love feast, agape love

    Antonyms:
    closed, shut

  4. agape(p), gapingadjective

    with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe

    "the gaping audience"; "we stood there agape with wonder"; "with mouth agape"

    Antonyms:
    shut, closed

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agapeadjective

    Synonyms:
    wondering, gazing eagerly, staring with open mouth

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How to use agape in a sentence?

  1. Richard Paul Evans:

    I am not a believer in love at first sight. For love, in its truest form, is not the thing of starry-eyed or star-crossed lovers, it is far more organic, requiring nurturing and time to fully bloom, and, as such, seen best not in its callow youth but in its wrinkled maturity. Like all living things, love, too, struggles against hardship, and in the process sheds its fatuous skin to expose one composed of more than just a storm of emotion–one of loyalty and divine friendship. Agape. And though it may be temporarily blinded by adversity, it never gives in or up, holding tight to lofty ideals that transcend this earth and time–while its counterfeit simply concludes it was mistaken and quickly runs off to find the next real thing.” ― Richard Paul Evans


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