Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • See the spelling "synecthry" for more on this word, which pertains to ants.

    January 8, 2011


  • the state of living together in a loveless marriage:

    "Insisting that they were staying together 'for the children's sake,' the Dorchesters spent twenty-five years gritting their teeth at each other in synechthry and raised a fine brood, all of whom eventually graduated to loveless marriages of their own."

    Hutchinson's Dictionary gives the following broader definition -

    living together of hostile species.

    October 14, 2008