The absence of pain considered as a state of spiritual serenity

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  • aponia — a·po·nì·a s.f. 1. TS filos. nella filosofia epicurea: stato di serenità spirituale 2. TS med. assenza di dolore {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1829. ETIMO: dal gr. aponía, comp. di a con valore privat. e pónos dolore, fatica …   Dizionario italiano

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