Definition of Atelic

1. Adjective. (linguistics) Presenting an action or event as being incomplete. ¹



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Definition of Atelic

1. pertaining to a type of verb form [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atelic

ate the seed corn
atebrin
atebrine hydrochloride
atebrins
atechnic
ateji
atelectases
atelectasis
atelectatic
atelectatic rale
ateleiosis
ateleiotic
ateles
atelestite
atelia
atelic (current term)
atelier
atelierista
ateliers
ateliosis
ateliotic
ateliotic dwarfism
atelocollagen
atelomixis
atelopidtoxin
atemoya
atemoyas
atemporal
atend
atene

Literary usage of Atelic

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1. The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon by Henry Sweet (1897)
"... atelic ... -(l)io, atelic I. terrible, dire, horrid, loathsome. II. я. what is terrible, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language: Containing the Accentuation by Joseph Bosworth (1838)
"1 atelic ; adj. Deformed, foul, ill- favoured, corrupt, shameful deformis :—Bd. 4,, ... sup. of atelic foul. Atenúan ; p. ede ; pp. ed [a intensive, ..."

3. An Old English Grammar by Eduard Sievers (1903)
"4) In the later language very commonly after an unstressed syllable; .for example, in compounds like atelic, dreadful; ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This brief review of atelic phenomena in Germany alone—tho limita of this article make it impossible to give ..."

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