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Definitions of Icarian

  1. Soaring too high for safety, like Icarus; adventurous in flight. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Belonging to Icarus: adventurous or unfortunate in flight. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Adventurous; soaring too high for safety. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Icarian

  1. Your Icarian flight melts into a grovelling existence, scarcely superior to that of a sponge or a coral, or redeemed only from utter insensibility by your frank detestation of your rival. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  2. The youth fell into the sea, which from him derived its name of Icarian – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
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