thematic

adjective the·mat·ic \ thi-ˈma-tik \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of thematic

1 : of, relating to, or constituting a theme
2 a : of or relating to the stem of a word
b of a vowel : being the last part of a word stem before an inflectional ending

thematically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of thematic in a Sentence

  1. the thematic development in the story

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Origin and Etymology of thematic

Greek thematikos, from themat-, thema theme


THEMATIC Defined for English Language Learners

thematic

adjective

Definition of thematic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a theme



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