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1. Of, relating to, or being a theme: a scene of thematic importance.
2. Linguistics Of, constituting, or relating to the theme of a word: a thematic vowel.
[Greek thematikos, from thema, themat-, theme; see theme.]
1. of, relating to, or consisting of a theme or themes
2. (Linguistics) linguistics denoting a word that is the theme of a sentence
3. (Grammar) grammar
a. denoting a vowel or other sound or sequence of sounds that occurs between the root of a word and any inflectional or derivational suffixes
b. of or relating to the stem or root of a word
(Grammar) grammar a thematic vowel: '-o-' is a thematic in the combining form 'psycho-'.
1. of or pertaining to a theme.
a. of or pertaining to the theme or stem of a word.
b. (of a vowel) occurring at the end of the stem and before the inflectional ending of a word form, as i in Latin audiō “I hear.”
c. (of a noun or verb form) containing a thematic vowel.
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|Adj.||1.||thematic - relating to or constituting a topic of discourse|
|2.||thematic - of or relating to a melodic subject|
unthematic - not relating to a melodic subject; "there is nothing unthematic in this composition"
Of, constituting, or relating to a theme or themes: