elenctic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐλεγκτικός (elenktikós, refutative)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

elenctic (comparative more elenctic, superlative most elenctic)

  1. Serving to refute; refutative
  2. Of or pertaining to elenchus
  3. Applied to indirect modes of proof; opposed to deictic.