Wednesday, July 07, 1999
Definitions for gnomic
- Uttering, containing, or characterized by maxims; wise and pithy.
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Citations for gnomic
A long pause, during which the group reflects on this gnomic pronouncement.
They consisted of strange, short, sometimes witty, sometimes gnomic, often semiautobiographical essays about architecture.
Origin of gnomic
Gnomic derives from Greek gnomikos, from gnome, "intelligence, hence an expressed example of intelligence," from gignoskein, "to know."