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10.
CYNTHIA
Gender: Feminine

Usage: English, Greek Mythology (Latinized)

Pronounced: SIN-thee-ə (English) key

Latinized form of Greek Κυνθια (Kynthia) which means "woman from Kynthos". This was an epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis, given because Kynthos was the mountain on Delos on which she and her twin brother Apollo were born. It was not used as a given name until the Renaissance, and it did not become common in the English-speaking world until the 19th century.

Sextus Propertius
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This romance is devoted entirely to a female figure called Cynthia. Cynthia prima suis miserum me cepit ocellis - 'Cynthia was the first to capture with her eyes my pitiable self,' the very first line of poetry proclaims. It then goes on to say:

Till then I was free from desire's contagion. Love
Then forced me to lower my gaze of steady hauter
And trampled my head with his feet
Cynthia's exact social standing is not known. We are informed by a later writer the woman's real name was Hostia; it is speculated she may be have been a descendant of a second century BCE poet named Hostius. Cynthia is literary name with connections to Apollo, the Greek god of poetry. Quite possibly she was a courtesan. In any event, she was refined and elegant, but not entirely faithful to the relationship Propertius presumed he had with her. She courts other men, and breaks off cordial relations with Propertius quite frequently.
Monobiblos This romance is devoted entirely to a female figure called Cynthia. Cynthia prima suis miserum me cepit ocellis - 'Cynthia was the first to capture with her eyes my pitiable self,' the very first line of poetry proclaims. It then goes on to say:

Till then I was free from desire's contagion. Love
Then forced me to lower my gaze of steady hauter
And trampled my head with his feet
Until, perverse, he had taught me to demur
At faithful girls and live without taking thought.
A whole year and my frenzy does not flag,
Though I'm forced to know the gods' disapprobation.
I.I. Propertius' first book was apparently a success.Whenever, therefore, the Fates require my life,
And I shall be a brief name in little marble,

Cynthia has 42 variant forms: Cinda, Cindee, Cindi, Cindie, Cindy, Cinnie, Cinny, Cinthia, Cintia, Cinzia, Cyn, Cynda, Cyndee, Cyndia, Cyndie, Cyndra, Cyndy, Cynnie, Cynthea, Cynthie, Cynthya, Cyntia, Cytia, Kynthia, Kynthija, Sindee, Sindi, Sindy, Sindya, Sinnie, Sinnie, Sinny, Synda, Syndee, Syndi, Syndy, Syntha, Synthee, Syntheea, Synthia, Synthie and Synthya.
by cynthia dimaria March 02, 2010
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1.
Cynthia's are often shy people, but once your get to know a Cynthia they are one of the most loyal and friendly type of people you would ever be lucky enough to meet. Cynthia's love to talk but are often quiet to listen to their friend's problems. Cynthia's do not like sports, and are often too worried about life once but once you get to know a Cynthia you will see little by little that they let loose and have fun. Cynthia' s are often known by there sad looking eyes and that gloomy look on there face, often they have dark hair and a pale dead like face because they are after all named after the goddess of the moon, and like the moon you will soon see their pale beauty and mysterious personalty, know as the invisible girl, a Cynthia can be a great leader,but is always ready to be a team player.

By Kevin
person 1 Did you see that Cynthia look.

person 2 Yeah she sure is a teamplayer.
by WORDKING May 18, 2008
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2.
The nicest and most caring person you can meet. Normally very shy and always quiet around lots of people. A very funny and extremely beautiful girl with lots of friends. Always talk to you and makes you feel very special.
Did you see that girl in the hallway?
Yeh i did it was Cynthia
by Toasty Goodness March 04, 2009
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3.
A kind, gentle, fun loving girl. She usually worries too much about what she looks like, although she is beautiful and every guy notices it. Cynthia's usually have a very bubbly personality and are naturals at flirting. Cynthia's are usually good kissers and good in bed. If you can have her as your girlfriend, you will never be able to go back. But, if you mistreat her, don't be suprised if you find yourself heart broken. Many Cynthia's enjoy sports, video games, and other guy type things, yet they love to go shopping, get their nails done, and have girl time. Most Cynthia's are a triple threat. Beautiful, funny, and smart.
Jake: Dude! Who is that girl?
Kevin: Which one?
Jake: The cute and funny one
Kevin: Oh! Thats Cynthia!
by Joranio May 16, 2011
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4.
Angelica, from the Rugrat's toy barbie doll. Shes a really cool dancer.
Cynthina shes a really cool dancer, Cynthia boogie to the groove now.
by Bonita Applebom August 29, 2006
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5.
A fly girl, can be black or white..
Name is taken from a Greek godess but also a butterfly's name
The name is hood, but on the other hand classy as well.
Most beautiful name in the world!
Daaaamn that girl is the shiiiit!

Yeah yo she's a Cynthia fo sho!
by MissXTC June 23, 2005
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6.
An amazing girl who has TONS of friends and has the best life ever.
And she's smarter than everyone else she knows.
And she's amazing at HTML.
:)
Derek: WOW. Cynthia is SO amazing & smart. I LOVE her.
Molly: Yeah, I know. She's radd.
by Cynthia Stebbins July 10, 2008
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7.
The name was invented by a Latin poet during the time of Jesus. He wrote the Odes to Cynthia, some of the earliest known love poetry. This poet wrote in the style of the Greeks and the name was originally Kynthia, meaning "from Mount Kynthus" a mountain on the island of Delos. Apollo was from Delos and he was the god of poetry. Cynthia was not the woman in the poems, she was the muse. So, in the style of the Greeks, her name is invoked at the beginning of each poem.

Cynthia is the muse for love poetry.
You are my Cynthia, my inspiration.
by True Inspiration February 03, 2010
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