Definitions

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  • adj. Like the sun in appearance or nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like the sun in form, appearance, or nature; resembling the sun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Formed like the sun.

Etymologies

Latin sol sun + -form. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The transcendent intellectual and moral superiorities of this "Euclid of holiness," as Emerson calls him, with his "soliform eye and his boniform soul," -- the two quaint adjectives being from the mint of Cudworth, -- are fully dilated upon in the addition to the original article called

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Theuth and Thamus; and the visions of Hades and the Fates -- fables which have imprinted themselves in the human memory like the signs of the zodiac; his soliform eye and his boniform soul; his doctrine of assimilation; his doctrine of reminiscence; his clear vision of the laws of return, or reaction, which secure instant justice throughout the universe, instanced everywhere, but specially in the doctrine,

    Representative Men

  • Fates, — fables which have imprinted themselves in the human memory like the signs of the zodiac; his soliform eye and his boniform soul; 16 his doctrine of assimilation; his doctrine of reminiscence; his clear vision of the laws of return, or reaction, which secure instant justice throughout the universe, instanced everywhere, but specially in the doctrine, “what comes from God to us, returns from us to

    Representative Men

  • “Euclid of holiness,” as Emerson calls him, with his “soliform eye and his boniform soul,” ” the two quaint adjectives being from the mint of Cudworth, ” are fully dilated upon in the addition to the original article called “Plato: New Readings.”

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Never could the eye have beheld the sun, had not its own essence been soliform, "(i.e. pre - configured to light by a similarity of essence with that of light)" neither can a soul not beautiful attain to an intuition of beauty. "

    Biographia Literaria

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  • Sun-like. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 16, 2008