from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective terse and witty and like a maxim
  • adjective containing aphorisms or maxims


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