Words nearby telic
Origin of telic
OTHER WORDS FROM telictel·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·tel·ic, adjectiveun·tel·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for telic
Purposive progress rather than unconscious, telic rather than genetic, is the order of the evolution of society.
He has learned the futility of telic endeavor, and knows the delight of drifting along with the whimsicalities of Chance.The Road|Jack London
Hence the supernatural and telic forces, to which the scientist had had recourse, have been rendered superfluous.
Certain families may definitely determine to modify their habits, and within a few years accomplish a telic change.
Telic character or purposiveness and fixity are like oil and water.The Will to Doubt|Alfred H. Lloyd