alethic

adjective
aleth·​ic | \ə-ˈle-thik, -ˈlē-\

Definition of alethic 

: of or relating to truth alethic mode

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of alethic

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alethic

Greek alēthikos, from alētheia truth (from alēthēs true, from a- a- entry 2 + -lēthēs, from lēthē forgetfulness) + -ikos -ic

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about alethic

Dictionary Entries near alethic

-ales

alesan

Alessandria

alethic

Alethopteris

alette

aleuriospore

Statistics for alethic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for alethic

The first known use of alethic was in 1898

See more words from the same year

Comments on alethic

What made you want to look up alethic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something that serves to warn or remind

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!