gnomic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gnomique

Adjective[edit]

gnomic (comparative more gnomic, superlative most gnomic)

  1. Of, or relating to gnomes (sententious sayings).
    • G. R. Lewes
      a city long famous as the seat of elegiac and gnomic poetry
  2. (of a saying or aphorism) Mysterious and often incomprehensible yet seemingly wise.
    He always makes gnomic utterances.

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