epigrammatism

epigrammatic

[ep-i-gruh-mat-ik]
adjective
1.
of or like an epigram; terse and ingenious in expression.
2.
containing or favoring the use of epigrams.
Also, epigrammatical.


Origin:
1695–1705; < Latin epigrammaticus < Greek epigrammatikós, equivalent to epigrammat- (stem of epígramma) epigram + -ikos -ic

epigrammatically, adverb
epigrammatism [ep-i-gram-uh-tiz-uhm] , noun
nonepigrammatic, adjective
nonepigrammatically, adverb
unepigrammatic, adjective
unepigrammatically, adverb
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epigrammatize or epigrammatise (ˌɛpɪˈɡræməˌtaɪz)
 
vb
to make an epigram or epigrams (about)
 
epigrammatise or epigrammatise
 
vb
 
epi'grammatism or epigrammatise
 
n
 
epi'grammatist or epigrammatise
 
n

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