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apodictic

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

Definition of APODICTIC

:  expressing or of the nature of necessary truth or absolute certainty
apo·dic·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of APODICTIC

apo·dic·tic also apo·deic·tic \-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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