Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: abelard
IPA transcription: ['æbɪlɚd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Abelard, Peter_Abelard, Pierre_Abelard
    Meaning: French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)
Usage examples
  • So great was her reputation for sanctity and for the extent and variety of her attainments that she was called "the marvel of Germany." She is without doubt one of the most beautiful and imposing as well as one of the greatest figures of the Middle Ages--great beside such eminent contemporaries as Abelard, Martin of Tours and Bernard of Clairvaux.