apodictic


adjective

  1. incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable.
  2. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain.
adj.

“clearly demonstrated,” 1650s, from Latin apodicticus, from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiktos, verbal adjective of apodeiknynai “to show off, demonstrate,” literally “to point away from” (other objects, at one), from apo “off, away” (see apo-) + deiknynai “to show” (see diction).

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