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gnomic

gnomic

adjective gno·mic \ˈnō-mik\

: said or written using few words that are difficult to understand

Full Definition of GNOMIC

1
:  characterized by aphorism <gnomic utterances>
2
:  given to the composition of gnomic writing <a gnomic poet>

Examples of GNOMIC

  1. He made gnomic utterances concerning death.

First Known Use of GNOMIC

1815

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