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epistemic

[ep-uh-stee-mik, -stem-ik] /ˌɛp əˈsti mɪk, -ˈstɛm ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to knowledge or the conditions for acquiring it.
Origin of epistemic
1920-1925
1920-25; < Greek epistēmikós, equivalent to epistḗm(ē) knowledge + -ikos -ic
Related forms
epistemically, adverb
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epistemic

/ˌɛpɪˈstiːmɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to knowledge or epistemology
2.
denoting the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of certain epistemological concepts, such as knowledge, certainty, and ignorance. See also doxastic
Derived Forms
epistemically, adverb
Word Origin
C20: from Greek epistēmē knowledge
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Word Origin and History for epistemic
adj.

1922, from Greek episteme "knowledge" (see epistemology) + -ic.

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