aphoristic

[af-uh-ris-tik]

Origin of aphoristic

From the Greek word aphoristikós, dating back to 1745–55. See aphorist, -ic
Related formsaph·o·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·aph·o·ris·tic, adjectivenon·aph·o·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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aphoristic

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling an aphorism
  2. tending to write or speak in aphorisms
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Word Origin and History for aphoristically

aphoristic

adj.

1753, from Greek aphoristikos (see aphorism). Aphoristically is from 1650s.

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