un mathematical

mathematical

[math-uh-mat-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of mathematics: mathematical truth.
2.
employed in the operations of mathematics: mathematical instruments.
3.
having the exactness, precision, or certainty of mathematics.
Also, mathematic.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin mathēmatic(us) pertaining to mathematics + -al1

mathematically, adverb
nonmathematic, adjective
nonmathematical, adjective
nonmathematically, adverb
semimathematical, adjective
semimathematically, adverb
supermathematical, adjective
supermathematically, adverb
unmathematical, adjective
unmathematically, adverb


3. exact, precise, meticulous, rigorous.
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mathematical or mathematic (ˌmæθəˈmætɪkəl, ˌmæθˈmæt-)
 
adj
1.  of, used in, or relating to mathematics
2.  characterized by or using the precision of mathematics; exact
3.  using, determined by, or in accordance with the principles of mathematics
 
mathematic or mathematic
 
adj
 
mathe'matically or mathematic
 
adv

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mathematical
1520s, from L. mathematicus (see mathematic).
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