synkatathesis

noun syn·ka·tath·e·sis \ˌsinkəˈtathəsə̇s, -iŋk-\

Definition of synkatathesis

plural

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  1. :  acceptance or endorsement of a presentation or idea as true or valid —used of a Stoic doctrine analogous to the modern view of judgment

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Origin and Etymology of synkatathesis

Greek, literally, approval, assent, from the stem of synkatatithenai to agree entirely with (from syn- + katatithenai to put down, put an end to, settle, from kata- cata- + tithenai to put, place) + -sis — more at do


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