Afflatus

Definition of Afflatus

Af`fla´tus
n.1.A breath or blast of wind.
2.A divine impartation of knowledge; supernatural impulse; inspiration.
A poet writing against his genius will be like a prophet without his afflatus.
- Spence.

Related Words

Apollo, Apollo Musagetes, Bragi, Calliope, Castilian Spring, Erato, Euterpe, Geist, Helicon, Hippocrene, Muse, Parnassus, Pierian Spring, Pierides, Polyhymnia, animating spirit, animation, animus, apocalypse, creative imagination, creative thought, creativity, daemon, daimonion, demon, direct communication, divine afflatus, divine inspiration, divine revelation, enlivenment, epiphany, exhilaration, fire, fire of genius, firing, genius, infection, infusion, inspiration, moving spirit, mystical experience, mysticism, poesy, poetic genius, prophecy, revelation, soul, spirit, talent, the Muses, theophania, theophany, theopneustia, theopneusty
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