noun. a sharp narrow ridge found in rugged mountains.
- ἀρετή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word arete
1. Noun, singular or mass
Possessing arete is the way that one can reach a state of eudaimonia.
For this older Plato, a person cannot even know what arete really is without knowing the form of the good itself, and so the greatest good comes from knowing the measure of one's own knowledge.