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aph·o·rism

 (ăf′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. A tersely phrased statement of a truth or opinion; an adage. See Synonyms at saying.
2. A brief statement of a scientific principle.

[French aphorisme, from Old French, from Late Latin aphorismus, from Greek aphorismos, from aphorizein, to delimit, define : apo-, apo- + horizein, to delimit, define; see horizon.]

aph′o·rist n.
aph′o·ris′tic (-rĭs′tĭk) adj.
aph′o·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.

aphoristic

(ˌæfəˈrɪstɪk)
adj
1. of, relating to, or resembling an aphorism
2. tending to write or speak in aphorisms

aph•o•ris•tic

(ˌæf əˈrɪs tɪk)

adj.
1. of, like, or containing aphorisms.
2. given to using aphorisms.
[1745–55]
aph`o•ris′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aphoristic - containing aphorisms or maxims; "axiomatic wisdom"
2.aphoristic - terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction"
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

aphoristic

adjective
Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent:
Informal: brass-tacks.
Idioms: down to brass tacks, to the point.
Translations
aforistický
aforistisk

aphoristic

[ˌæfəˈrɪstɪk] ADJaforístico

aphoristic

adjaphoristisch
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