Gnomical
Gnomical Gnom"ic*al, a. [See {Gnomon}.] Gnomonical. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gnomical — Gnomic Gnom ic, Gnomical Gnom ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. gnomique. See {Gnome} maxim.] Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic. [1913 Webster] A city long famous as the seat of elegiac and gnomic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gnomic — Gnom ic, Gnomical Gnom ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. gnomique. See {Gnome} maxim.] Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic. [1913 Webster] A city long famous as the seat of elegiac and gnomic poetry …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gnomic Poets — Gnomic Gnom ic, Gnomical Gnom ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. gnomique. See {Gnome} maxim.] Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic. [1913 Webster] A city long famous as the seat of elegiac and gnomic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gnomic — gnomic1 /noh mik, nom ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a gnome. [1805 15; GNOME1 + IC] gnomic2 gnomically, adv. /noh mik, nom ik/, adj. 1. like or containing gnomes or aphorisms. 2. of, pertaining to, or noting a writer of aphorisms,… …   Universalium

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  • gnomic — full of instructive sayings, 1815, from Fr. gnomique (18c.) and directly from L.L. gnomicus concerned with maxims, didactic, from Gk. gnomikos, from gnome thought, opinion, maxim, intelligence, from root of gignoskein to come to know (see GNOSTIC …   Etymology dictionary

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