noun, plural di·chot·o·mies.
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Origin of dichotomy
OTHER WORDS FROM dichotomydi·cho·tom·ic [dahy-kuh-tom-ik], /ˌdaɪ kəˈtɒm ɪk/, adjectivedi·cho·tom·i·cal·ly, adverbsub·di·chot·o·my, noun, plural sub·di·chot·o·mies.
Example sentences from the Web for dichotomy
I’m amazed the extent he pulled that off, because it’s so obviously a false dichotomy.Coronavirus cases exceed 100,000 in one day for the first time, even as the nation is split on the pandemic vs. the economy|Lenny Bernstein, Joel Achenbach, Frances Stead Sellers, William Wan|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
They do not arise from the dichotomic process of classification, but from the polar relations of things.The Religious Sentiment|Daniel G. Brinton
To obviate the matter Lamarck conceived and proposed the dichotomic method for the easy determination of species.Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution|Alpheus Spring Packard