alethic

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀλήθεια (alḗtheia, truth)

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  • IPA(key): /əˈliːθɪk/, /əˈlɛθɪk/

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alethic (comparative more alethic, superlative most alethic)

  1. (logic) Of or pertaining to the various modalities of truth, such as the possibility or impossibility of something being true.
    • 2003, Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascarides, Logics of Conversation, page 46:
      The modal operators □ and ◊ stand for alethic necessity and possibility.

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  • alethic at OneLook Dictionary Search

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