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- adj. Relating to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or having the character of an apothegm; containing an apothegm or apothegms; sententious.
- Given to the use of apothegms.
- Also spelled apophthegmatic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. terse and witty and like a maxim
- adj. given to or characterized by terse apothegms
No one, right or left, delivers the required apothegmatic commentary on the world with as much glee or effectiveness as Coulter.
As if to bring competing energies under control, Blue Blood 's abiding tone is almost compulsively apothegmatic.
This apothegmatic or proverbial quality in Montaigne had a very important sequel of fruitful influence on subsequent French writers, as chapters to follow in this volume will abundantly show.
The Moro seemed astonished, but appreciated the reason, and had his first lesson in the apothegmatic saying that all is not gold which glitters.
During my walk this afternoon, I recollected, from the scattered pigeon-holes of memory, and arranged in consequent order, at least a score of good old apothegmatic shafts against the sex.
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Yet sentence by sentence, Hamilton strove to shape his style to Washington’s, making it graver and more apothegmatic.
It has passed through several editions; and even at the present time its only rival is, ` The Guesses at Truth, 'although we have numerous collections of apothegmatic extracts from authors, a class of works which is not without its fascination, if readers are inclined to think. [