from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, relating to, or containing aphorisms, maxims or epigrams; gnomic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In the form of, or of the nature of, an aphorism; in the form of short, unconnected sentences.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of aphorisms; resembling aphorisms; in the form of an aphorism; stated in short, unconnected sentences; abounding in aphorisms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. terse and witty and like a maxim
  • adj. containing aphorisms or maxims


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