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apothegmatic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apothegmatic 
  adj  1:  given  to  or  characterized  by  terse  apothegms  [syn:  {apothegmatical}] 
  2:  terse  and  witty  and  like  a  maxim;  "much  given  to 
  apothegmatic  instruction"  [syn:  {aphoristic},  {epigrammatic}] 




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