adjective. ['əˈgeɪp'] with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe.
Words that Rhyme with Agape
How do you pronounce agape?
Pronounce agape as əˈgeɪp.
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Example sentences of the word agape
1. Noun, singular or mass
Close your lips two-thirds of the way for an agape look.
Quotes containing the word agape
1. This is the secret of life: the self lives only by dying, finds its identity (and its happiness) only by self-forgetfulness, self-giving, self-sacrifice, and agape love.
- Peter Kreeft, Jesus-Shock
2. We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body. Many times in our lives we see our dreams shattered and our desires frustrated, but we have to continue dreaming. If we don't, our soul dies, and agape cannot reach it.
- Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
noun. ['əˈgeɪp'] selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature).
- agape love
noun. ['əˈgeɪp'] a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship.
- religious ritual
- love feast
noun. ['əˈgeɪp'] (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind.