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axiomatic

[ak-see-uh-mat-ik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of an axiom; self-evident; obvious.
  2. aphoristic.
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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
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  • Nineteenth century Liberalism is, in fact, axiomatically hostile to the State.

    British Socialism

    J. Ellis Barker

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


British Dictionary definitions for axiomatically

axiomatic

axiomatical

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

axiomatic

adj.

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

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