thetic

adjective
thet·​ic | \ ˈthe-tik How to pronounce thetic (audio) , ˈthē- \

Definition of thetic

: constituting or beginning with a poetic thesis a thetic syllable

Other Words from thetic

thetically \ ˈthe-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce thetically (audio) , ˈthē-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of thetic

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thetic

Greek thetikos of a proposition, from tithenai to lay down — more at do

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The first known use of thetic was in 1815

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“Thetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thetic. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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