Acataleptic A*cat`a*lep"tic, a. [Gr. ?.] Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible. [1913 Webster]

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  • acataleptic — ACATALÉPTIC, Ă adj. Referitor la acatalepsie. [< fr. acataleptique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  ACATALÉPTIC, Ă adj. referitor la acatalepsie. (< fr. acataleptique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • acataleptic — 1. adjective Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible. 2. noun An adherent of acatalepsy …   Wiktionary

  • acataleptic — adj. pertaining to acatalepsy, cannot be known for certain, incomprehensible (Philosophy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acataleptic — acat·a·lep·tic …   English syllables

  • acataleptic — I. | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|eptik adjective Etymology: Greek akatalēptos incomprehensible (from a a (II) + katalēptos seized, comprehensible) + English ic more at cataleptic : relating to or characterized by acatalepsy II …   Useful english dictionary

  • acatalepsy — acataleptic /ay kat l ep tik/, n., adj. /ay kat l ep see/, n. Philos. an ancient Skeptical view that no more than probable knowledge is available to human beings. [1595 1605; ( < ML acatalepsia) < Gk akatalepsía, equiv. to akatalept(eîn) to not… …   Universalium

  • acatalepsy —   n. state of being impossible to understand; Philosophy, sceptic doctrine that knowledge cannot be certain.    ♦ acataleptic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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