[ es-ey-is-tik ]

  1. of, relating to, or like an essay, especially in style, format, or organization and often in reflecting a more personal approach than a treatise, thesis, or the like.

  2. resembling formal exposition.

  1. expository; discursive; explanatory.

Origin of essayistic

First recorded in 1860–65; essay + -istic

Words Nearby essayistic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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