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Aphorism (IPA: /ˈæfɝˌɪzəm/)


Aphorism (n.)

A comprehensive maxim or principle expressed in a few words; a sharply defined sentence relating to abstract truth rather than to practical matters.

Aphorism

Figure of speech

Aphorism Synonyms

Apothegm, Apophthegm

Aphorism Rhymes




Aphorism

Spanish Translation

Aphorism in Spanish is Aforismo

Tagalog Translation

Aphorism in Tagalog is Talinghaga

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half." - Karl Kraus

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An aphorism is a generalization of sorts, and our present-day writers seem more at home with the particular." - Generalization

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Francis Bacon, Novum Organum (1620), Aphorism 41" - Understanding

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Francis Bacon, Novum Organum (1620), Aphorism 43" - Understanding

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Francis Bacon, Novum Organum (1620), Aphorism 47" - Understanding


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