axiomatic

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Axiomatic \Ax'i*o*mat"ic\, Axiomatical \Ax'i*o*mat"ic*al\, adjective [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self-evident; characterized by axioms. "Axiomatical truth." --Johnson.

The stores of axiomatic wisdom. --I. Taylor.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

axiomatic

adjective

1: evident without proof or argument; "an axiomatic truth"; "we hold these truths to be self-evident" [syn: {axiomatic}, {self-evident}, {taken for granted(p)}]

2: containing aphorisms or maxims; "axiomatic wisdom" [syn: {axiomatic}, {aphoristic}]

3: of or relating to or derived from axioms; "axiomatic physics"; "the postulational method was applied to geometry"- S.S.Stevens [syn: {axiomatic}, {axiomatical}, {postulational}]


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