pertaining to or of the nature of an axiom; self-evident; obvious.

Also ax·i·o·mat·i·cal.

Origin of axiomatic

1790–1800; < Greek axiōmatikós, equivalent to axiōmat- (stem of axíōma axiom) + -ikos -ic
Related formsax·i·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ax·i·o·mat·ic, adjectivenon·ax·i·o·mat·i·cal, adjectivenon·ax·i·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·ax·i·o·mat·ic, adjectiveun·ax·i·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of axiomatically

  • Now Rousseau has in the work above mentioned proved the contrary just as axiomatically, by means of two men.

  • Nineteenth century Liberalism is, in fact, axiomatically hostile to the State.

    British Socialism

    J. Ellis Barker

British Dictionary definitions for axiomatically




relating to or resembling an axiom; self-evident
containing maxims; aphoristic
(of a logical system) consisting of a set of axioms from which theorems are derived by transformation rulesCompare natural deduction
Derived Formsaxiomatically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for axiomatically



1797, from Greek axiomatikos, from axioma (genitive axiomatos); see axiom. Form axiomatical is attested from 1580s.

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