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Definition of "anecdotic" [an•ec•dot•ic]

  • Given to telling anecdotes. (adjective)
  • Variant of anecdotal. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anecdotic" in a sentence
  • "What may be termed the anecdotic literature of the Court is particularly rich and trivial, and this is only to be expected in a country where the monarchy and its representative are so forcibly and constantly brought home to the people's consciousness."
  • "A.D. 106) was the author of _Stratagematicon Libri IV. _, a kind of anecdotic treatise on the Art of War; ÆLIANUS (time of the"
  • "A.D. 106) was the author of Stratagematicon Libri IV., a kind of anecdotic treatise on the Art.of War; AELIANUS (time of the Emperor Hadrian) and POLYAENUS the Macedonian (second century) were Greek writers on the Military Art. Though Milton does not name them in his tract, he doubtless had them in view among Military Books to be read."
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