Apollonian [ap-ə-LOH-nee-ən]

Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, 17th century

1. (Greek mythology) Relating to the god Apollo.
2. Relating to the rational, ordered, and self-disciplined aspects of human nature.

Examples of apollonian in a sentence

“Our roommate Brad had Apollonian tendencies toward keeping our house well ordered and harmonious.”

“Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, father of Canada’s current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was known for his Apollonian slogan, “Reason over passion.””