[es-ey-is-tik] /ˌɛs eɪˈɪs tɪk/
of, relating to, or like an , especially in style, format, or organization and often in reflecting a more personal approach than a treatise, thesis, or the like.
resembling formal exposition.
expository; discursive; explanatory.
[noun es-ey for 1, 2; es-ey, e-sey for 3–5; verb e-sey] /noun ˈɛs eɪ for 1, 2; ˈɛs eɪ, ɛˈseɪ for 3–5; verb ɛˈseɪ/ noun 1. a short literary composition on a particular theme or subject, usually in prose and generally analytic, speculative, or interpretative. 2. anything resembling such a composition: a picture essay. 3. […]
[es-uh n] /ˈɛs ən/ noun 1. a city in W Germany: the chief city of the Ruhr River valley. /German ˈɛsən/ noun 1. a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the leading administrative centre of the Ruhr; university. Pop: 589 499 (2003 est)
[es-se; English es-ee] /ˈɛs sɛ; English ˈɛs i/ noun, Latin. 1. being; existence. [ahb-es-se; English ab-es-ee] /ɑbˈɛs sɛ; English æbˈɛs i/ adjective, Latin. 1. . [in es-e; English in es-ee] /ɪn ˈɛs ɛ; English ɪn ˈɛs i/ adverb, adjective, Latin. 1. in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted wiith ). [es-se kwahm wi-de-ree; English […]
[es-uh ns] /ˈɛs əns/ noun 1. the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing or its significant individual feature or features: Freedom is the very essence of our democracy. 2. a substance obtained from a plant, drug, or the like, by distillation, infusion, etc., and containing its characteristic properties in concentrated form. 3. an […]