of, like, or containing :
His sermons were richly aphoristic.
given to making or quoting .
On the other, the aphoristically formulated doctrine pullulates with inconsistencies imported from theology.
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific Frederick Engels
of, relating to, or resembling an aphorism
tending to write or speak in aphorisms
1753, from Greek aphoristikos (see aphorism). Aphoristically is from 1650s.
lightless; dark. adjective characterized by or growing in the absence of light: an aphotic plant of or relating to the zone of an ocean below that to which sunlight can penetrate, usually about 90m (300 ft). This is the lowest level at which photosynthesis can take place adj. “untouched by sunlight, lightless” (in reference to […]
- Aphotic zone
noun the vertical depth of water in the ocean unreachable by sunlight, just below the photic zone, and not supporting photosynthesis or autotrophic organisms Examples It is almost impossible to dive in the aphotic zone. Usage Note science
fem. proper name, apparently from a misunderstanding of Hebrew bebheth ‘Aphrah “in the house of Aphrah” (Mi. i:10), in which Aphrah probably is the name of a town, not a person. [Klein] Historical Examples In this there is some injustice against Mrs. Centlivre, for whose name should be supplied that of aphra Behn. Their Majesties’ […]
aphrasia aphrasia a·phra·si·a (ə-frā’zē-ə, -zhə) n. The inability to speak.