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kalokagathia
1. A combination of the good and the beautiful in a person from Greek: καλὸς κἀγαθός (καλοκαγαθία).
2. Beautiful and good (the perfect character).
3. The nobility and goodness of character.

A fixed phrase with which the Athenian aristocracy referred to itself; in the ethical philosophers, the first of whom were Athenian gentlemen, the term came to mean the ideal or perfect man.

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