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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Definitions for axiomatic

  1. pertaining to or of the nature of an axiom; self-evident; obvious.
  2. aphoristic.

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Citations for axiomatic
Nor is the idea of the axiomatic role-playing judgment easily classifiable as moral or political. Iris Murdoch, Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals, 1992
And so it has come to be axiomatic that a work should answer every question it raises, that all of a work's elements should fulfill themselves. John Gardner, The Art of Fiction, 1983
Origin of axiomatic
Axiomatic comes from the Greek word axiō- which meant "something worthy."