Definition of axiomatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌæksiəˈmætɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæksiəˈmætɪk//
[not usually before noun] (formal)
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true in such an obvious way that you do not need to prove it synonym self-evident It is axiomatic that life is not always easy. Word Originlate 18th cent.: from Greek axiōmatikos, from axiōma ‘what is thought fitting’, from axios ‘worthy’.
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