hermeneutical

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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

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hermeneutic

play \-tik\

Origin and Etymology of hermeneutical

Greek hermēneutikos, from hermēneuein to interpret, from hermēneus interpreter


First Known Use: 1678


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