Definition of Xanthippe:
Synonyms for Xanthippe:
And if, living with Xanthippe and listening to her railings, he could yet attain to such heights of philosophy is it not possible that men like you and me might come, through his philosophy, to endure it?- "Shadow Mountain", Dane Coolidge.
- "The Pursuit of the House-Boat", John Kendrick Bangs.
Man turned towards man; and parenthood, the divine gift of imparting human life, was severed from the loftiest and profoundest phases of human emotion: Xanthippe fretted out her ignorant and miserable little life between the walls of her house, and Socrates lay in the Agora, discussing philosophy and morals with Alcibiades; and the race decayed at its core.- "Woman and Labour", Olive Schreiner.