alethic

/ (əˈliːθɪk) /

adjective

logic
  1. of or relating to such philosophical concepts as truth, necessity, possibility, contingency, etc
  2. designating the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of these concepts

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
decorum

Word Origin for alethic

C20: from Greek alētheia truth
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