noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of semiotics
adjective Also se·mi·ot·i·cal.
Origin of semiotic
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His semiotics is the result of the fundamental pragmatic philosophy he developed.
To people attuned to semiotics, the ad was a powerful visual device.
noun (functioning as singular)
Word Origin for semiotic
1620s, "of symptoms, relating to signs of diseases," from Greek semeiotikos "significant," also "observant of signs," adjective form of semeiosis "indication," from semeioun "to signal, to interpret a sign," from semeion "a sign, mark, token," from sema "sign" (see semantic). Its use in psychology dates to 1923. Related: Semiotical (1580s).