Definition of Apophthegm

1. Noun. A short pithy instructive saying.




Definition of Apophthegm

1. n. See Apothegm.

Definition of Apophthegm

1. Noun. (U.K.) (alternative spelling of apothegm) ¹

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Definition of Apophthegm

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Medical Definition of Apophthegm

1. See Apothegm. A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a sententious precept or maxim. Origin: Apothegm is now the prevalent spelling in the United States. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apophthegm

apophany
apophases
apophasis
apophatic
apophatically
apophatism
apophenia
apophenias
apophlegmatic
apophlegmatics
apophlegmatism
apophlegmatisms
apophlegmatizant
apophonies
apophony
apophthegm (current term)
apophthegmatic
apophthegmatical
apophthegms
apophyge
apophyges
apophylaxis
apophyllite
apophyllites
apophysary
apophyse
apophyseal
apophyses
apophysial
apophysial fracture

Literary usage of Apophthegm

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... a sinew), in anatomy, a membrane separating muscles from each other. apophthegm (from the Gr. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Marquis of Pombal: With Extracts from His Writings, and from by John Smith Athelstane Carnota (1843)
"... Magnanimity — His memorable apophthegm — Measures to alleviate the Distress — Martial Law proclaimed—Order re-established—Algerine Corsairs—Intrigues of ..."

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