Ve·​dic ˈvā-dik How to pronounce Vedic (audio)
: of or relating to the Vedas, the language in which they are written, or Hindu history and culture between 1500 b.c. and 500 b.c.

Examples of Vedic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The kid whose rhythm guitar was once buried in the mix, whose now Vedic presence and endurance mean more than anyone ever hopes to translate into hyperbolic praise. Jeff Weiss, Spin, 21 Aug. 2023 For example, Vedic aircraft are very much a right-wing meme in India, but my use of it is not right-wing at all in the novel. Jasmine Liu, The New Republic, 12 July 2023 Kundalini yoga dates back to ancient Vedic texts from 1000 B.C., though its exact origin is unknown, per Healthline. Susan Lahey, Popular Mechanics, 12 Apr. 2023 The new book explores the four Vedic stages of love — preparing for love, practicing love, protecting love and perfecting love — with simple exercises and takeaways. Alisha Haridasani Gupta, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2023

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Word History


veda + -ic entry 1

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Vedic was in 1848

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“Vedic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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