: of or relating to truth
alethic mode

Word History


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

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alethic was in 1898

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

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