exegetical

or ex·e·get·ic

[ek-si-jet-i-kuh l or ek-si-jet-ik]

adjective

of or relating to exegesis; explanatory; interpretative.

Origin of exegetical

1645–55; < Greek exēgētikós + -al1
Related formsex·e·get·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for exegetic

Historical Examples of exegetic

  • Nor is it likely that the exegetic difficulty connected with would have occurred to a boy of twelve.

  • Every surface is teeming underneath with hidden meanings, obscure interpretations and exegetic excesses.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin


British Dictionary definitions for exegetic

exegetic

exegetical

adjective

of or relating to exegesis; expository
Derived Formsexegetically, adverb
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