noun, plural di·chot·o·mies.
Origin of dichotomy
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Historical Examples of dichotomies
Mr. MacLeay, himself no great friend to dichotomies in general, is completely led away by this particular one.Sphinx Vespiformis
noun plural -mies
Word Origin for dichotomy
c.1600, from Greek dichotomia "a cutting in half," from dicha "in two, asunder" (related to dis "twice") + temnein "to cut" (see tome).