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mantic

[man-tik] /ˈmæn tɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to divination.
2.
having the power of divination.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Greek mantikós of a soothsayer, prophetic. See mantis, -ic
Related forms
mantically, adverb

-mantic

1.
a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy:
necromantic.
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British Dictionary definitions for mantic

mantic

/ˈmæntɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to divination and prophecy
2.
having divining or prophetic powers
Derived Forms
mantically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Greek mantikos prophetic, from mantis seer

-mantic

combining form
1.
forming adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy: necromantic
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Word Origin and History for mantic
adj.

1850, from Greek mantikos "prophetic, oracular, of or for a soothsayer," from mantis "prophet," literally "one touched by divine madness" (see mantis). Related: Mantical (1580s).

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