Apodictical
Apodeictic Ap"o*deic"tic, Apodictic Ap`o*dic"tic, Apodeictical Ap`o*deic"tic*al, Apodictical Ap`o*dic"tic*al, a. [L. apodicticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to point out, to show by argument; ? from + ? to show.] Self-evident; intuitively true; evident beyond contradiction. --Brougham. Sir Wm. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

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  • apodictical — adjective Apodictic …   Wiktionary

  • apodictical — ap·o·dic·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • apodictical — adjective see apodictic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apodeictic — Ap o*deic tic, Apodictic Ap o*dic tic, Apodeictical Ap o*deic tic*al, Apodictical Ap o*dic tic*al, a. [L. apodicticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to point out, to show by argument; ? from + ? to show.] Self evident; intuitively true; evident beyond… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apodeictical — Apodeictic Ap o*deic tic, Apodictic Ap o*dic tic, Apodeictical Ap o*deic tic*al, Apodictical Ap o*dic tic*al, a. [L. apodicticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to point out, to show by argument; ? from + ? to show.] Self evident; intuitively true; evident beyond… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apodictic — Apodeictic Ap o*deic tic, Apodictic Ap o*dic tic, Apodeictical Ap o*deic tic*al, Apodictical Ap o*dic tic*al, a. [L. apodicticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to point out, to show by argument; ? from + ? to show.] Self evident; intuitively true; evident beyond… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apodictic — apodictically, apodeictically, adv. /ap euh dik tik/, adj. 1. incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable. 2. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain. Also, apodeictic /ap euh duyk tik/,… …   Universalium

  • apodictically — adverb In an apodictical manner …   Wiktionary

  • apodictic — adjective /apə(ʊ)ˈdɪktɪk/ a) Incontrovertible; demonstrably true or certain. No religion has ever yet owed its prevalence to ‘apodictic certainty’. b) A style of argument, in which a person presents their reasoning as categorically true, even if… …   Wiktionary

  • apodictic — /æpəˈdɪktɪk/ (say apuh diktik) adjective 1. incontestable because demonstrated or demonstrable. 2. Logic descriptive of a proposition (in Aristotelian logic) or a judgement (in Kantian), the truth of which it claims to be necessary. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

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