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aoristic

[ey-uh-ris-tik]
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adjective
  1. Grammar. pertaining to the aorist.
  2. indefinite; indeterminate.

Origin of aoristic

First recorded in 1840–50; aorist + -ic
Related formsa·o·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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  • Such combinations are called compound tenses, in contrast to the simple or aoristic tenses.

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