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hermeneutical

play
adjective her·me·neu·ti·cal \ˌhər-mə-ˈnü-ti-kəl, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of hermeneutical

  1. :  of or relating to hermeneutics :  interpretative

hermeneutically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of hermeneutical

or hermeneutic play \-tik\

Origin of hermeneutical

Greek hermēneutikos, from hermēneuein to interpret, from hermēneus interpreter


First Known Use: 1678

Rhymes with hermeneutical


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