HyperDic: apothegm

English > 1 sense of the word apothegm:
NOUNcommunicationapothegm, aphorism, apophthegma short / short pithy instructive saying
English > apothegm: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA short / short pithy instructive saying.
Synonymsaphorism, apophthegm
Broadermaxim, axiomA saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
Spanishaforismo, apotegma
Catalanaforisme, apotegma
Adjectivesapothegmatic, apothegmaticalgiven to or characterized by terse apothegms
apothegmaticterse and witty and like a maxim

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