Agape - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈɡeɪp|  American pronunciation of the word agape
Brit.  |əˈɡeɪp|  British pronunciation of the word agape

noun

- (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind
- selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
- a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

adjective

- with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe(syn: gaping)

Examples

Vince watched, his mouth agape in horror.

we stood there agape with wonder

She stood there with her mouth agape.

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