[WORD OF TODAY] SYNASTRY. MEANING:

[WORD OF TODAY] SYNASTRY. MEANING:

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Wednesday, 13 February 2019
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Examples:

  1. … she matches people according to chart comparison, a branch of astrology called Synastry.
    Rick Smith, “Astrologer makes matches in heavens,” The Daily Reporter, April 9, 1984
  2. I find this sad because the synastry was really pretty good.
    Eugenia Last, “The Last Word in Astrology,” The Register-Guard, June 7, 1997

Origin:English synastry is an astrological term coming ultimately from Greek synastría, a noun compounded of the Greek preposition and prefix syn, syn- “with,” completely naturalized in English, the Greek noun ástro(n) “star,” familiar in astronomyastronaut, and astrology, and the abstract noun suffix -ia, which is also native to Latin, becoming the noun suffix -y in English. Synastry entered English in the 17th century.

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