plural -es
: acceptance or endorsement of a presentation or idea as true or valid
used of a Stoic doctrine analogous to the modern view of judgment

Word History


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

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“Synkatathesis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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