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zetetic

/zəˈtɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
proceeding by inquiry; investigating
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Greek zētētikos, from zēteō to seek
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Word Origin and History for zetetic
adj.

"proceeding by inquiry," 1640s, from Modern Latin zeteticus, from Greek zetetikos "searching, inquiring," from zetetos, verbal adjective of zetein "seek for, inquire into."

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