apothegmatic
adjective see apothegm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Apothegmatic — Ap o*theg*mat ic, Apothegmatical Ap o*theg*mat ic*al, a. [Gr. apofqegmatiko s.] Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apothegmatic — index compact (pithy), sententious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • apothegmatic — adjective 1. given to or characterized by terse apothegms • Syn: ↑apothegmatical • Pertains to noun: ↑apothegm (for: ↑apothegmatical), ↑apothegm • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • apothegmatic — See apothegm. * * * …   Universalium

  • apothegmatic — adj. proverbial, allegorical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apothegmatic — ap·o·theg·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • Apothegmatical — Apothegmatic Ap o*theg*mat ic, Apothegmatical Ap o*theg*mat ic*al, a. [Gr. apofqegmatiko s.] Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apothegm — apothegmatic /ap euh theg mat ik/, apothegmatical, adj. apothegmatically, adv. /ap euh them /, n. a short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism. Also, apophthegm. [1545 55; earlier apothegma < Gk apóphthegma, equiv. to apophtheg… …   Universalium

  • apothegmatical — adjective given to or characterized by terse apothegms • Syn: ↑apothegmatic • Pertains to noun: ↑apothegm, ↑apothegm (for: ↑apothegmatic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphoristic — adjective 1. containing aphorisms or maxims axiomatic wisdom • Syn: ↑axiomatic • Pertains to noun: ↑axiom (for: ↑axiomatic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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