agathokakological, adj. : Oxford English Dictionary

1800s– agathokakological, 1900s– agathocacological. (Show Less)
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Origin: A borrowing from Greek, combined with a borrowing from Greek, combined with an English element. Etymons: Greek ἀγαθός  , Greek κακός  , .
Etymology: ἀγαθός good (see ) + κακός bad (see ) + .(Show Less)

1834   R. Southey II. 170  
For indeed upon the agathokakological globe there are opposite qualities always to be found.
26 Oct. (Focus section) 88
Steven James..describes humans as agathokakological, which is the condition of being equal parts good and evil.

1834—2008(Hide quotations)

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