apodictical

apodictic

[ap-uh-dik-tik]
adjective
1.
incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable.
2.
Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain.
Also, apodeictic [ap-uh-dahyk-tik] , apodictical.


Origin:
1645–55; < Latin apodīcticus < Greek apodeiktikós proving fully. See apo-, deictic

apodictically, apodeictically, adverb
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apodictic
"clearly demonstrated," 1650s, from L. apodicticus, from Gk. apodeiktikos, from apodeiktos, verbal adj. of apodeiknynai "to show off, demonstrate," perhaps lit. "to point away from" (other objects, at one), from apo "off, away" + deiknynai "to show."
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