Origin of axiomatic
Examples from the Web for axiomatic
Yes, I know, it's not axiomatic that a vote against Upton means a loss.
After Vietnam, it was axiomatic that the press would approach those in power with a skepticism verging on cynicism.Nixon, Obama, and How We Lost Trust in the U.S. Government|Stuart Stevens|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When you pay them more, it is axiomatic that they will spend more.Obama Should Take on the Private Sector’s Wage Delusion|Daniel Gross|July 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The nature of axiomatic certainty is part of the fundamental problem of logic and metaphysics.
Like most generalizations, the statement that a woman cannot climb a tree is not an axiomatic truth.Mlle. Fouchette|Charles Theodore Murray
That the pupils in each should be treated with exact justice in the matter of expenditures by the state is axiomatic.Following the Color Line|Ray Stannard Baker
The things which science yields without exertion can be at most axiomatic commonplaces.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy|Joseph Dietzgen
It was taken as axiomatic that an increasing population ought to be protected by an increasing army.Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised)|Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
British Dictionary definitions for axiomatic
Word Origin and History for axiomatic
1797, from Greek axiomatikos, from axioma (genitive axiomatos); see axiom. Form axiomatical is attested from 1580s.