1. given to or characterized by terse apothegms
  2. terse and witty and like a maxim
    much given to apothegmatic instruction
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How To Use apothegmatic In A Sentence

  • Whereas quotations with an apothegmatic feel are normally ascribed to Shaw, those with a more grandiose or belligerent tone are almost automatically credited to Churchill.
  • much given to apothegmatic instruction
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  • There are terse and objective descriptions of observed phenomena, apothegmatic passages, riddles and allegories, as well as fanciful narratives.
  • Although my grandfather had uttered many maxims or phrases of speech which have stuck with me, and which I am frequently conscious of as being maxims of action, or apothegmatic summaries of reasons for my behavior, what it most cogently gave me was a silent code of behavior toward which, in my most elevated moments, I live up.
  • The Moro seemed astonished, but appreciated the reason, and had his first lesson in the apothegmatic saying that all is not gold which glitters. A Woman's Journey through the Philippines On a Cable Ship that Linked Together the Strange Lands Seen En Route
  • Yet sentence by sentence, Hamilton strove to shape his style to Washington’s, making it graver and more apothegmatic. Alexander Hamilton, American
  • As if to bring competing energies under control, Blue Blood 's abiding tone is almost compulsively apothegmatic. A Quietly Remarkable Memoir Walks a Beat From H.U. to NYPD
  • During my walk this afternoon, I recollected, from the scattered pigeon-holes of memory, and arranged in consequent order, at least a score of good old apothegmatic shafts against the sex. The Cardinal's Snuff-Box
  • They are terse, allusive, disconnected, apothegmatic and hard to follow.
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