aphoristic

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From Ancient Greek ἀφορῐστικος (aphoristikos), equivalent to aphorist +‎ -ic.

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aphoristic (comparative more aphoristic, superlative most aphoristic)

  1. Of, relating to, or containing aphorisms, maxims or epigrams; gnomic.
    • 1823, Thomas De Quincey, Letters to a Young Man whose Education has been Neglected (published in London Magazine)
      The method of the book is aphoristic.

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