Aphorismatic
Aphorismatic Aph`o*ris*mat"ic, Aphorismic Aph`o*ris"mic, a. Pertaining to aphorisms, or having the form of an aphorism. [1913 Webster]

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  • aphorismatic — aph·o·ris·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • aphorismatic — |afəˌriz|mad.ik adjective : aphoristic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aphorismic — Aphorismatic Aph o*ris*mat ic, Aphorismic Aph o*ris mic, a. Pertaining to aphorisms, or having the form of an aphorism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aphorism — aphorismic, aphorismatic /af euh riz mat ik/, adj. /af euh riz euhm/, n. a terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation, as Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely (Lord Acton). [1520 30; F aphorisme < LL… …   Universalium

  • epigrammatic — adj 1. terse, tight, compact, succinct, concise; brief, short, to the point, pointed, pithy; exact, precise, sharp, neat, keen; ingenious, witty, crisp, well turned, It. ben trovato; laconic, lean, elliptical, breviloquent, Rare. pauciloquent. 2 …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • aphorism — /ˈæfərɪzəm / (say afuhrizuhm) noun a terse saying embodying a general truth. {Medieval Latin aphorismus, from Greek aphorismos definition, a short pithy sentence} –aphorismic, aphorismatic /æfərɪzˈmætɪk/ (say afuhriz matik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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