Adjective "apodeictic" definition and examples

(Apodeictic may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌapəˈdɪktɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Clearly established or beyond dispute.
  1. 'Not all of these nine statements are totally independent, and the list makes no claim for apodictic completeness or ultimate correctness.'
  2. 'The truths that conceptual analysis arrives at are thus apodictic, rather like the truths of geometry.'

More definitions

1. incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable.

2. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain.

More examples(as adjective)

"certainties can be apodeictic."

Origin

(apodictic)Mid 17th century: via Latin from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiknunai ‘show off, demonstrate’.