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Aphoristic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APHORIS'TIC,
APHORIS'TICAL, a. In the form of an aphorism; in the form of short unconnected sentences; as an aphoristic style.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: containing aphorisms or maxims; "axiomatic wisdom" [syn: axiomatic, aphoristic]
2: terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction" [syn: aphoristic, apothegmatic, epigrammatic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see aphorism

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aphoristic Aph`o*ris"tic, Aphoristical Aph`o*ris"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] In the form of, or of the nature of, an aphorism; in the form of short, unconnected sentences; as, an aphoristic style. The method of the book is aphoristic. --De Quincey.

Moby Thesaurus

Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, aposiopestic, axiomatic, brief, brusque, clipped, close, compact, compendious, compressed, concise, condensed, contracted, crisp, curt, cut, docked, elliptic, epigrammatic, formulaic, formulistic, gnomic, laconic, pithy, platitudinous, pointed, proverbial, pruned, pungent, reserved, sententious, short, short and sweet, shortened, succinct, summary, synopsized, taciturn, terse, tight, to the point, truncated



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