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rhythmic

[rith-mik]
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adjective
  1. cadenced; rhythmical.
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noun
  1. rhythmics.
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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)

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