Antaean


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An·tae·an

 (ăn-tē′ən)
adj.
Relating to or suggestive of Antaeus.
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The heightened awareness of her environment that characterises much of Clift's work has to me an Antaean quality, not to be confused with nostalgia.
It has been observed more than once that the whole of human history proves to be rooted in the earth, but it is Americans who are believed to be peculiarly Antaean, or geotropic, they expect daily to be shown tangible matter so that they might come directly into contact with it: "the solid earth