axiomatic


ax·i·om·at·ic

adjective \ˌak-sē-ə-ˈma-tik\

: obviously true

Full Definition of AXIOMATIC

1
:  taken for granted :  self-evident <an axiomatic truth>
2
:  based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms <axiomatic set theory>
ax·i·om·at·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of AXIOMATIC

  1. It is axiomatic that good athletes have a strong mental attitude.
  2. <it's axiomatic that the instinct for self-preservation is universal throughout the animal kingdom>

Origin of AXIOMATIC

Middle Greek axiōmatikos, from Greek, honorable, from axiōmat-, axiōma
First Known Use: 1797

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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