axiomatic

a) Evident without proof or argument.

The students nodded, emphatically agreeing with a statement which upwards of sixty-two thousand repetitions in the dark had made them accept, not merely as true, but as axiomatic, self-evident, utterly indisputable.

b) Of or pertaining to an axiom.

It is axiomatic that the "physical entry of the home is the chief evil against which the wording of the Fourth Amendment is directed."


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  • axiomatic — AXIOMÁTIC, Ă, axiomatici, ce, adj., s.f. 1. adj. Care se întemeiază pe o axiomă; care are caracter de axiomă. 2. s.f. Disciplină care studiază înlănţuirea corectă a axiomelor. [pr.: xi o ]. – Din fr. axiomatique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Axiomatic — Ax i*o*mat ic, Axiomatical Ax i*o*mat ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self evident; characterized by axioms. Axiomatical truth. Johnson. [1913 Webster] The stores of axiomatic wisdom. I. Taylor.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • axiomatic — I adjective a priori, absolute, aphoristic, apodictic, apparent, ascertained, assured, beyond all question, beyond dispute, categorical, certain, decided, decisive, definite, determinate, doubtless, incontestable, incontrovertible, indubious,… …   Law dictionary

  • axiomatic — (adj.) 1797, from Gk. axiomatikos, from axioma (gen. axiomatos); see AXIOM (Cf. axiom). Form axiomatical is attested from 1580s …   Etymology dictionary

  • axiomatic — [adj] understood; aphoristic absolute, accepted, aphoristic, apothegmatic, assumed, certain, fundamental, given, indubitable, manifest, obvious, presupposed,proverbial, self evident, unquestioned; concept 529 Ant. misunderstood, questionable,… …   New thesaurus

  • axiomatic — [ak΄sē ə mat′ik] adj. [Gr axiōmatikos] 1. of or like an axiom 2. self evident or aphoristic axiomatically adv …   English World dictionary

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  • axiomatic —    by Alberto Toscano   A term used to define the operation of contemporary capitalism within the universal history and general semiology proposed by Deleuze and Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus. Originating in the discourse of science and… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • Axiomatic — * In mathematics, an axiomatic theory is one based on axioms. * Axiomatic is a collection of short stories by Greg Egan. * Axiomatic is a 2005 album by Australian band Taxiride.ee also* Axiom (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • axiomatic — adjective Etymology: Middle Greek axiōmatikos, from Greek, honorable, from axiōmat , axiōma Date: 1797 1. taken for granted ; self evident < an axiomatic truth > 2. based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms < axiomatic set theory > • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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