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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Containing maxims; Terse and witty and like a maxim.

Usage examples (38)
  • It is much more of a guidance for practical living, presented in an aphoristic style which may not be to everyone's taste.
  • Adjective : His sermons were richly aphoristic
  • Each one, orphaned & aphoristic, deep into his sixties.
  • Negative declarations have such little aphoristic heft. for more
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