Ecbatic
Ecbatic Ec*bat"ic, a. [See {Ecbasis}.] (Gram.) Denoting a mere result or consequence, as distinguished from telic, which denotes intention or purpose; thus the phrase "i`na plhrw`qh, if rendered ``so that it was fulfilled,'' is ecbatic; if rendered ``in order that it might be.'' etc., is telic. [1913 Webster] ||

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