Adjective "chi" definition and examples

(Chi may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kiː/

Definitions and examples

noun

The twenty-second letter of the Greek alphabet (Χ, χ), transliterated as ‘kh’ or ‘ch’.
  1. 'An X-like character in the Greek alphabet is called chi (pronounced kee).'
  2. 'He had a dream in which he saw the chi and the rho, the first two Greek letters of Jesus' name, saying ‘In this sign, conquer’, and so he had that emblazoned on a banner he went out the next day under the name of the crucified.'

noun

  1. 'When we are cold our system contracts - blood and chi do not circulate and we become very quickly fatigued.'
  2. 'It's considered to be spiritual and purifying energy along the lines of Japanese ki or the Chinese concept of chi.'
  3. 'These methods purportedly activate prana or chi, the presumed life force that sustains our health.'
  4. 'The first step is space clearance - according to Zen principles, clutter is an accumulation of anything that impedes the vital flow of chi, or essential energy, in the home.'
  5. 'The flower remedies work on a mind-body level, centering around life force energy (known as chi or prana in Eastern medicines).'
  6. 'They are as likely to identify the energy with auras, chi, or orgone as with anything physical.'
  7. 'They would now be able to understand such things as acupuncture, chi, orgone energy, telepathy, etc., as well as diagnose and cure whatever ails us.'
  8. 'By my sixth year I learned how to control my bodies natural power, chi, life force, whatever one wishes to call it.'
  9. 'Historically, major medical systems have always reflected social ideologies, from shamanism's intercession with the spirit world to traditional Chinese medicine's harmonious balancing of chi.'
  10. 'There is chi throughout you, circulating in your structure, whether you want it or not.'

More definitions

1. the twenty-second letter of the Greek alphabet (X, χ).

2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.

More examples(as adjective)

"exercises can be chi."

"regimes can be chi."

Origin

(chi)Greek.