epistemic epistemic epistemological epistemologicaladj. of or pertaining to epistemology; as, epistemic modal. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • epistemological — adjective of or relating to epistemology epistemic modal • Syn: ↑epistemic • Pertains to noun: ↑epistemology, ↑epistemology (for: ↑epistemic) …   Useful english dictionary

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