Definition of "apodictic" [ap•o•dic•tic]

  • Necessarily or demonstrably true; incontrovertible. (adjective)

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Use "apodictic" in a sentence
  • "As music, I have come to believe that it is the most perfect music that exists, so much so that I encounter every new chant with apodictic certainty of eventually discovering its profundity."
  • "Suppose I could construct a flawless proof, based entirely on the apodictic truths of logic, that one may torture innocent people only on pain of contradiction."
  • "If AE is about apodictic certainty, then it is not a science, but a pastime."