[ ey-thee-mat-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ θiˈmæt ɪk /
inflected without a thematic vowel.
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Words nearby athematic
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Example sentences from the Web for athematic
In the verb the athematic conjugation has disappeared and the distinction of primary and secondary endings is not observed.
British Dictionary definitions for athematic
/ (ˌæθɪˈmætɪk) /
music not based on themes
linguistics (of verbs) having a suffix attached immediately to the stem, without an intervening vowel
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