Definition of Apothegmatic

1. Adjective. Given to or characterized by terse apothegms.

Exact synonyms: Apothegmatical
Partainyms: Apothegm, Apothegm
Derivative terms: Apothegm, Apothegm



2. Adjective. Terse and witty and like a maxim. "Much given to apothegmatic instruction"
Exact synonyms: Aphoristic, Epigrammatic
Similar to: Concise
Derivative terms: Aphorism, Apothegm, Epigram

Definition of Apothegmatic

1. a. Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.

Definition of Apothegmatic

1. Adjective. Relating to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apothegmatic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apothegmatic

apothecaries' ounce
apothecaries' pound
apothecaries' system
apothecaries' unit
apothecaries' weight
apothecary
apothecary's Latin
apothecary's bill
apothecary's shop
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apotheces
apothecia
apothecial
apothecium
apothegm
apothegmatic (current term)
apothegmatical
apothegmatist
apothegmatists
apothegmatize
apothegmatized
apothegmatizes
apothegmatizing
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apothem
apothems
apotheon
apotheons
apotheose
apotheoses

Literary usage of Apothegmatic

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1. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"An exception to this elaborated structure, sometimes adopted to excellent effect, is the apothegmatic ending: a terse and pithy short sentence gathering ..."

2. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette, Theodore Parker (1864)
"8, 9,) and others. Chap. xix. has some resemblance to that striking passage, Ex. xxi.—xxiii.; there is the same apothegmatic character, the same reference ..."

3. The Poetry of the Future by James Wood Davidson (1888)
"His mind was apothegmatic, and his verse grew out of his mind naturally. ... We select a short passage from one of his most apothegmatic poems, ..."

4. A History of German Literature by John George Robertson (1902)
"... however, to obtain a true idea of the wealth of apothegmatic wisdom which Goethe poured forth in the last fifteen or twenty years of his life. ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Now he interwove great thoughts in apothegmatic method, again he dealt with daily life in naive yet popular fashion, once more soared high above the mental ..."

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