Simple Definition of axiomatic
: obviously true
Examples of axiomatic in a sentence
It is axiomatic that good athletes have a strong mental attitude.
<it's axiomatic that the instinct for self-preservation is universal throughout the animal kingdom>
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An axiom is a principle widely accepted on the basis of its intrinsic merit or one regarded as self-evidently true. A statement that is axiomatic therefore, is one against which few people would argue. "Axiomatic" entered English from Middle Greek axiōmatikos, and "axiom" derived via Latin from Greek axiōma ("something worthy") and "axios" ("worthy"). The word axiom can also refer to a statement accepted as true as the basis for argument or inference. Such axioms are often employed in discussions of philosophy, as well as in mathematics and geometry (where they are sometimes called postulates).
Origin of axiomatic
Middle Greek axiōmatikos, from Greek, honorable, from axiōmat-, axiōma
First Known Use: 1797
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