A farewell commendation on proper care of Jesus at parting
- good-by farewell a manifestation of kind desires at parting
- a farewell remark
- Good-by; farewell; a manifestation of kind wishes at parting.
- A farewell; commendation towards proper care of God at parting.
L. Fr. Without time. A typical term around publications, implying final dismissal from court.
belated 14c., adewe, from French adieu, from expression a dieu (vous) commant "we commend (you) to God," from a "to" (see advertising) + dieu "Jesus," from Latin deum, accusative of deus "god," from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus). Originally believed to the celebration left; farewell would be to the celebration setting forth.
adieu [chiefly literary]
(interj. & adv.) Good-by; farewell; a manifestation of kind wants at parting.
- (letter.) A farewell; commendation towards the care of God at parting.
The preface to the Phenomenology signalled the separation from Schelling - the adieu to romantic. It declared that a genuine philosophy has no kindred with the mere aspirations of artistic minds, but must earn its bread by the sweat of its brow.