of, like, or containing :
His sermons were richly aphoristic.
given to making or quoting .
Historical Examples

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.


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