Definition of -istic

: of, relating to, or characteristic of coloristic futuristic often in adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -ism or -ist altruisticholistic

History and Etymology for -istic

borrowed from Greek -istikos, from -istēs -ist entry 1 + -ikos -ic entry 1

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“-istic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-istic. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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