of or relating to hermeneutics; interpretative; explanatory.
- Also her·me·neu·ti·cal [hur-muh-noo-ti-kuhl, -nyoo-] /hɜr məˈnu tɪ kəl, -ˈnyu-/ .
- her·me·neu·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use hermeneutic in a sentence
The concept of the hermeneutic circle informs our understanding of the nature of nursing as a human science.Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin
It is a sort of Biblical hermeneutic, in which homiletic questions are also dealt with.
He has, however, or should have, another aim wherein is displayed the acme of hermeneutic art.The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus | Caius Valerius Catullus
British Dictionary definitions for hermeneutic
of or relating to the interpretation of Scripture; using or relating to hermeneutics
- hermeneutically, adverb
- hermeneutist, noun
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