Word-built world: Apodictic

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“Apodictic”, also spelled “apodeictic”, is an adjectival expression from Aristotelean logic that refers to propositions that are demonstrably, necessarily or self-evidently true. Apodicticity or apodixis is the corresponding abstract noun, referring to logical certainty. Wikipedia

ap·o·dic·tic/ˌapəˈdiktik/Learn to pronounce

adjective: apodeictic

  1. clearly established or beyond dispute.

Origin

mid 17th century: via Latin from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiknunai ‘show off, demonstrate’.

(Contributed by Julia Yepez-Macbeth)

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