zetetic

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From Ancient Greek ζητητικός (zētētikós, inquisitive, keen), from ζητέω (zētéō, I seek).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /zə.ˈtɛt.ɪk/
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zetetic (not comparable)

  1. (rare) proceeding by inquiry or investigation
    • 1994, Willi Goetschel, Constituting Critique, page 74:
      The zetetic approach or, as Kant translates it, the searching approach, becomes the element by means of which the discourse develops, the medium in which philosophical thinking occurs.

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zetetic (plural zetetics)

  1. A sceptic, skeptic.

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