axiomatic

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See also: axiomàtic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀξιωμᾰτικός (axiōmatikós, employing logical propositions), from ἀξίωμα (axíōma, self-evident principle) +‎ -ικός (-ikós, of or pertaining to, -ic).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌæk.si.əˈmæt.ɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ætɪk

Adjective[edit]

axiomatic (comparative more axiomatic, superlative most axiomatic)

  1. Self-evident or unquestionable. [from 18th c.]
    • 1932, Aldous Huxley, Brave New World:
      The students nodded, emphatically agreeing with a statement which upwards of sixty-two thousand repetitions in the dark had made them accept, not merely as true, but as axiomatic, self-evident, utterly indisputable.
    • 1984, Justice William Brennan, Welsh v. Wisconsin, United States Supreme Court (66 U.S. 740, 748)
      It is axiomatic that the "physical entry of the home is the chief evil against which the wording of the Fourth Amendment is directed."
  2. (mathematics) Relating to or containing axioms. [from 19th c.]

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French axiomatique

Adjective[edit]

axiomatic m or n (feminine singular axiomatică, masculine plural axiomatici, feminine and neuter plural axiomatice)

  1. axiomatic

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