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apodictic

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adjective apo·dic·tic \ˌa-pə-ˈdik-tik\

Definition of apodictic

  1. :  expressing or of the nature of necessary truth or absolute certainty

apo·dic·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of apodictic

also apo·deic·tic play \-ˈdīk-tik\

Origin of apodictic

Latin apodicticus, from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiknynai to demonstrate, from apo- + deiknynai to show — more at diction


First Known Use: circa 1645


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