Mantic
Mantic Man"tic, a. [Gr. ? prophetic.] Of or pertaining to divination, or to the condition of one inspired, or supposed to be inspired, by a deity; prophetic. [R.] ``Mantic fury.'' --Trench. [1913 Webster]

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  • -mantic — [man′tik] [< Gr mantikos: see MANTIC] combining form forming adjectives of or relating to divination …   English World dictionary

  • mantic — (adj.) 1850, from Gk. mantikos prophetic, oracular, of or for a soothsayer, from mantis prophet, lit. one touched by divine madness (see MANTIS (Cf. mantis)). Related: Mantical (1580s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mantic — [man′tik] adj. [Gr mantikos < mantis, seer, soothsayer: see MANTIS] of, or having powers of, divination; prophetic …   English World dictionary

  • -mantic — a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in mancy: necromantic. * * * mantic adj combining form • • • Main Entry: ↑ mancy * * * comb. form in adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in mancy (such as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mantic — adjective Etymology: Greek mantikos, from mantis Date: 1839 of or relating to the faculty of divination ; prophetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mantic — mantically, adv. /man tik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to divination. 2. having the power of divination. [1580 90; < Gk mantikós of a soothsayer, prophetic. See MANTIS, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • -mantic — a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in mancy: necromantic. * * * …   Universalium

  • mantic — adjective relating to divination; prophetic …   Wiktionary

  • màntic — màn|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • mantic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means: augural, divini tory, fatidic, fatidical, oracular, prophetic, sibylline, vatic, vatical, vaticinal, visionary. See FORESIGHT …   English dictionary for students

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