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a.1.Same as Apothegmatic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But the text consists for the most part of apophthegmatic generalizations about the topic, about the superficiality, the confusion and ineffectiveness of social theory about ageing and old people, and about the fundamentally paradoxical and inconsistent situation of these old people in the social structure.