Who is Adonis?

  • (noun): Any handsome young man.
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Adonis, in Greek mythology, is the god of beauty and desire, and is a central figure in various mystery religions. His religion belonged to women: the dying of Adonis was fully developed in the circle of young girls around the poet Sappho from the island of Lesbos, about 600 BCE, as revealed in a fragment of Sappho's surviving poetry.

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Supahpapalicious - Plot
... The spurned lover Adonis (Vhong Navarro) has to win over Athena's only Son Atong (Makisig Morales) to court his single Mom Athena (Valerie Concepcion) ... Adonis' help from his friends to work in special effects to transformed into his pretending imaginary family in disguise a spunky Lola a wacky Black American to able to win the Athena’s heart to ...
La Púrpura De La Rosa - Synopsis
... The ensuing opera recounts the love between Venus and Adonis, the jealousy of Mars, and his desire for revenge ... Adonis rushes to her aid ... When she recovers, Adonis learns her true identity ...
A Night At The Adonis
... A Night At The Adonis is a 1978 gay pornographic film by legendary director Jack Deveau ... A Night At The Adonis is a highly plot-driven film and hails from the "Golden Age" of gay pornography ...
Adonis - Modern Association With Physical Beauty and Youth
... youthful male is often called an Adonis, often with a connotation of deserved vanity "the office Adonis." The legendary attractiveness of the figure is ... is apparent in the psychoanalytical Adonis Complex which refers to a body image obsession with improving one's physique and youthful appearance ... Bodybuilders use the expression "Adonis belt" to refer to the two shallow grooves of the surface anatomy of the human abdomen running from the iliac crest (hip bone) to the pubis ...
Acanthicus Adonis
... Acanthicus adonis, the adonis pleco, is a species of armored catfish endemic to Brazil ... The adonis pleco is dark brown to black with numerous white spots as a juvenile ... Adonis plecos reach a considerable size and adults can be aggressive it is only suitable for very large aquariums ...

More definitions of "Adonis":

  • (noun): (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by Aphrodite, the goddess of love.