[ es-ey-is-tik ]
/ ˌɛs eɪˈɪs tɪk /


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.
resembling formal exposition.
expository; discursive; explanatory.

Nearby words

  1. ess,
  2. essaouira,
  3. essay,
  4. essay question,
  5. essayist,
  6. esse,
  7. esse quam videri,
  8. essen,
  9. essence,
  10. essence d'orient

Origin of essayistic

First recorded in 1860–65; essay + -istic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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