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exegetical

or ex·e·get·ic

[ek-si-jet-i-kuh l or ek-si-jet-ik]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to exegesis; explanatory; interpretative.
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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

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

    The Round Towers of Ireland

    Henry O'Brien

  • 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
  1. of or relating to exegesis; expository
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Derived Formsexegetically, adverb
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