from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or resembling an axiom; self-evident: "It's axiomatic in politics that voters won't throw out a presidential incumbent unless they think his challenger will clean house” ( Peter Grier).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Evident without proof or argument.
- adj. Of or pertaining to an axiom.
- adj. Obvious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self-evident; characterized by axioms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of an axiom, self-evident truth, or received principle; self-evident.
- Full of axioms or maxims; aphoristic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. containing aphorisms or maxims
- adj. of or relating to or derived from axioms
- adj. evident without proof or argument
From Ancient Greek ἀξιωματικός (aksiōmatikos), in turn from ἀξίωμα (aksiōma) (Wiktionary)