apodictic (adj.) "clearly demonstrated," 1650s, from L. apodicticus, from Gk. apodeiktikos, from apodeiktos, verbal adjective of apodeiknynai "to show off, demonstrate," lit. "to point away from" (other objects, at one), from apo "off, away" (see APO- (Cf. apo-)) + deiknynai "to show" (see DICTION (Cf. diction)).

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  • apodictic — also apodeictic adjective Etymology: Latin apodicticus, from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiknynai to demonstrate, from apo + deiknynai to show more at diction Date: circa 1645 expressing or of the nature of necessary truth or absolute certainty… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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