Definition of "zetetic" []

  • Proceeding by inquiry; investigating (adjective)
  • Arrived at through inquiry. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A skeptic. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "zetetic" in a sentence
  • "His employment of the word zetetic is less doubtful, as he claims for his system that it alone is founded on the true seeking out of Nature's secrets."
  • "If the Law, as discovered through revelation, declared that human flourishing is found in blind devotion to God while the philosophical imperative is skeptical and zetetic and finds human happiness in philosophical questioning, how can they coexist?"
  • "Since the Whole after which he lusts cannot be known, the philosopher cannot propose a dogmatic atheism and still retain his zetetic search."