apothegmatical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj apothegmatical given to or characterized by terse apothegms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Apothegmatical Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apothegmatical Same as apothegmatic. Also spelled apophthegmatical.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'apofqegmatiko`s

Usage

In literature:

Apothegmatically bundled vp and garbled at the request of John Garrett's Ghost.
"The Book of Noodles" by W. A. Clouston
O 'tis a precious apothegmatical pedant.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
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