from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to semiotics.
- adj. Relating to symptomatology.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to semiotics or to semantics.
- adj. Of or relating to the signs or symptoms of diseases.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as semeiotic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to signs; specifically, relating to the symptoms of diseases; symptomatic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to semiotics
Y ou don't need to be too deeply versed in semiotic theory to know that the images we see around us both reflect and reenforce how we understand the world.
For Peirce this is manifest in his strong fallibilism as well as what some term his semiotic realism.
When asked by Watneys of the significance, the agency said it was rich in semiotic influence - ie, both the couple and Red Barrel were f***ing near water.
But essentially only those external manifestations can be considered that refer back to definite psychical conditions, so that our phenomenology may be defined as the semiotic of normal psychology.
Semiotics, also called semiotic studies or semiology, is the study of sign processes
The formation of the self in and through language requires the imposition of order, so that certain forms of consciousness – what Kristeva calls the 'semiotic' as opposed to the 'symbolic' – are denied.
It misses out on the artist's labour to shape, from the buried material of 'semiotic' awareness, an intelligible product; and it makes art ultimately functional, a release of tension, rather than an action undertaken for its own sake – or, better, as a deliberate attempt to display the reality that the intelligence as a whole encounters.
One of the attempts to formalize the field was most notably led by the Vienna Circle and presented in their International Encyclopedia of Unified Science, in which the authors agreed on breaking out the field, which they called "semiotic", into three branches: …
I was impressed with Hemsworth's reductive, "semiotic" shorthand, his dryly humorous approach to paint and surface, and his layered imagery that involves both hard-edged abstraction and immediately accessible, culturally specific figure.
Tim Gunn was charming, delightful, and totally pulled out "semiotic" in a sentence during an interview.