axiomatically

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv axiomatically on the basis of axioms "this is axiomatically given"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Axiomatically By the use of axioms; in the form of an axiom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • axiomatically In an axiomatic manner. By the use of axioms; as an axiom or axiomatic truth. In logic, in the form of a simple proposition. See axiom, 3.
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Usage

In literature:

The sacredness of life I had accepted as axiomatic.
"The Sea-Wolf" by Jack London
What one writer postulates as almost axiomatic, another will reject as impossible and absurd.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
It was almost axiomatic.
"Crome Yellow" by Aldous Huxley
It is axiomatic that all men are created equal.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
His natural superiority to mankind at large was, with Dyce, axiomatic.
"Our Friend the Charlatan" by George Gissing
Naturally, then, he takes comparatively little pains to prove what to him is axiomatic.
"Our Stage and Its Critics" by "E.F.S." of "The Westminster Gazette"
This thesis seems to me axiomatic and unsusceptible of argument.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
It has, as the fundamental condition of all spiritual life, a universal axiomatic character.
"Rudolph Eucken" by Abel J. Jones
But this was by no means axiomatic.
"Handbook of Home Rule (1887)" by W. E. Gladstone et al.
Many, however, disbelieved in Kerm-Cher, and held to the old axiomatic truths.
"Life in a Thousand Worlds" by William Shuler Harris
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In news:

IT USED TO BE AXIOMATIC that a car radio that comes with the car can't be very good.
It seems axiomatic that the more precise we try to be, the less certain we become.
It is an unexamined assumption on the part of gun-control activists that the possession of a firearm by a law-abiding person will almost axiomatically cause that person to fire it at another human being in a moment of stress.
Kids will play, fall and get hurt with or without inflated bouncers, and it's axiomatic that more usage would mean more accidents.
With her large, if rare, grin and high forehead, Liv Ullmann was always the least dreamy of the axiomatic New Wave–era actresses—she was no one's Anna Karina or Monica Vitti—and the most discomfitingly fierce.
HATTIESBURG — It's become axiomatic to talk of an overall nursing shortage in the health care profession, but no less of a concern, according to some observers, is the lack of nurses sporting PhD s.
 It is axiomatic that statistics are often misleading and Los Angeles Police Department data citing a major drop in homicides citywide is a prime example.
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In science:

Definitions 2.5 and 2.6 provide the axiomatic description of the following constructions in formal distribution spaces.
Simple associative conformal algebras of linear growth
The root system can be defined in an axiomatic way, but we avoid doing it here.
Arithmetic of algebraic groups
This has the great advantage that the axiomatic level is extremely simple.
Heat can flow from cold to hot in Microcanonical Thermodynamics of finite systems. The microscopic origin of condensation and phase separations
Lepowsky, On axiomatic approaches to vertex operator algebras and modules, Memoirs Amer.
On certain vertex algebras and their modules associated with vertex algebroids
Semiclassical perturbation theory is investigated within the framework of axiomatic field theory.
An Axiomatic Approach to Semiclassical Field Perturbation Theory
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