Ecbatic - definition of Ecbatic by The Free Dictionary
|a.||1.||(Gram.) Denoting a mere result or consequence, as distinguished from telic, which denotes intention or purpose; thus the phrase "i`na plhrw`qh, if rendered "so that it was fulfilled," is ecbatic; if rendered "in order that it might be." etc., is telic.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It would be far better to put aside this concept entirely and proceed on the basis of what is called naturalism, an ecbatic
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