thetic

[thet-ik, thee-tik]
adjective
positive; dogmatic.
Also, thetical.


Origin:
1670–80; < Greek thetikós, equivalent to thet(ós) placed, set (verbid of tithénai to lay down) + -ikos -ic

thetically, adverb
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thetic (ˈθɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  (in classical prosody) of, bearing, or relating to a metrical stress
2.  positive and arbitrary; prescriptive
 
[C17: from Greek thetikos, from thetos laid down, from tithenai to place]
 
'thetically
 
adv

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