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apodictic

[ap-uh-dik-tik] /ˌæp əˈdɪk tɪk/
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] /ˌæp əˈdaɪk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
apodictical.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Latin apodīcticus < Greek apodeiktikós proving fully. See apo-, deictic
Related forms
apodictically, apodeictically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for apodictical
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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