odic

[ oh-dik ]
/ ˈoʊ dɪk /

adjective

of an ode.

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decorum

Origin of odic

First recorded in 1860–65; ode + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM odic

od·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby odic

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Example sentences from the Web for odic

  • An Odic Force, as the present quaky period calls it, permeated doubtless from the Master hand.

    Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
  • There is something along this road, call it odic force, or what you will.

    The Argosy|Various