mantic

mantic

[man-tik]

Origin:
1580–90; < Greek mantikós of a soothsayer, prophetic. See mantis, -ic

mantically, adverb
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-mantic

a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy:, necromantic.
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mantic (ˈmæntɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to divination and prophecy
2.  having divining or prophetic powers
 
[C19: from Greek mantikos prophetic, from mantis seer]
 
'mantically
 
adv

-mantic
 
adj combining form
forming adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy: necromantic

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mantic
1850, from Gk. mantikos, from mantis "prophet," lit. "one touched by divine madness" (see mantis).
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