Apophthegmatic Ap`oph*theg*mat"ic, Apophthegmatical Ap`oph*theg*mat"ic*al, a. Same as {Apothegmatic}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • apophthegmatic — ap·o·phtheg·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • apophthegmatic — adjective see apothegmatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apophthegmatical — Apophthegmatic Ap oph*theg*mat ic, Apophthegmatical Ap oph*theg*mat ic*al, a. Same as {Apothegmatic}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apophthegm — apophthegmatic /ap euh theg mat ik/, apophthegmatical, adj. /ap euh them /, n. apothegm. * * * …   Universalium

  • epigrammatic — Synonyms and related words: aphoristic, apophthegmatic, apothegmatic, compendious, concise, laconic, piquant, pithy, pointed, proverbial, punchy, pungent, sententious, snappy, succinct, terse, trenchant, witty …   Moby Thesaurus

  • proverbial — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acknowledged, aphoristic, apophthegmatic, apothegmatic, archetypal, axiomatic, common, commonly known, commonplace, crisp, current, epigrammatic, exemplary, familiar, formulaic, formulistic, gnomic, hackneyed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • apophthegm — [ apəθɛm] (US apothegm) noun a concise saying or maxim. Derivatives apophthegmatic θɛg matɪk adjective Origin C16: from Fr. apophthegme or mod. L. apothegma, from Gk, from apophthengesthai speak out …   English new terms dictionary

  • apophthegm — /ˈæpəθɛm/ (say apuhthem) noun a short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism. Also, apothegm. {Greek apophthegma} –apophthegmatic /æpəθɛgˈmætɪk/ (say apuhtheg matik), apophthegmatical, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • apophthegm —   n. brief wise saying.    ♦ apophthegmatic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • apophthegm — n. (US apothegm) a terse saying or maxim, an aphorism. Derivatives: apophthegmatic adj. Etymology: F apophthegme or mod.L apothegma f. Gk apophthegma matos f. apophtheggomai speak out …   Useful english dictionary

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