Definition of apodictic in English:


Syllabification: ap·o·dic·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌapəˈdiktik
(also apodeictic /-ˈdīktik/)


  • Clearly established or beyond dispute.
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    • It would have a necessary influence, or what philosophers sometimes call apodictic force.
    • He sought a new and apodictic foundation of human knowledge based on the liberation of man from the ancient and medieval tradition of the West.
    • Not all of these nine statements are totally independent, and the list makes no claim for apodictic completeness or ultimate correctness.


mid 17th century: via Latin from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiknunai 'show off, demonstrate'.

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