rhythmic

[ rith-mik ]
/ ˈrɪð mɪk /

adjective

cadenced; rhythmical.

noun

Origin of rhythmic

1595–1605; < Late Latin rhythmicus < Greek rhythmikós. See rhythm, -ic
Related formshy·per·rhyth·mic, adjectivenon·rhyth·mic, adjectivesem·i·rhyth·mic, adjectiveun·rhyth·mic, adjective
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rhythmic

rhythmical (ˈrɪðmɪkəl)

/ (ˈrɪðmɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by rhythm, as in movement or sound; metrical, periodic, or regularly recurring
Derived Formsrhythmically, adverbrhythmicity (rɪðˈmɪsɪtɪ), noun
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Word Origin and History for rhythmic

rhythmic


adj.

1560s, from French rhythmique or directly from Latin rhythmicus, from Greek rhythmikos, from rhythmos (see rhythm). Related: Rhythmical; rhythmically.

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