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Parenetic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Parenetic Hortatory; encouraging; persuasive.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • parenetic Of the nature of parenesis; hortatory; persuasive.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Parenetic hortatory
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. parainetiko`s: cf. F. parénétique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. parainesis, exhortation, para, beside, ainein, to praise.

Usage

In literature:

On the other hand the reason annexed in Deuteronomy is rather a parenetic addition than an original element dropped in Exodus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
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