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architectonic

[ ahr-ki-tek-ton-ik ]
/ ˌɑr kɪ tɛkˈtɒn ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to the principles of architecture.
resembling architecture, especially in its highly organized manner or technique of structure: the architectonic perfection of his new novel.
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Origin of architectonic

1635–45; <Latin architectonicus<Greek architektonikós of, belonging to architecture. See archi-, tectonic

OTHER WORDS FROM architectonic

ar·chi·tec·ton·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ar·chi·tec·ton·ic, adjective
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How to use architectonic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for architectonic

architectonic
/ (ˌɑːkɪtɛkˈtɒnɪk) /

adjective
denoting, relating to, or having architectural qualities
metaphysics of or relating to the systematic classification of knowledge

Derived forms of architectonic

architectonically, adverb

Word Origin for architectonic

C16: from Late Latin architectonicus concerning architecture; see architect
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