Aphoristic (adjective)

Expressed in the form of an aphorism; terse, pithy and memorable.


From the noun aphorism, from greek aphorismos, meaning a concise statement of a principle.


  1. He was known for his aphoristic wit and pithy sayings.
  2. The book was full of aphoristic observations about life and human nature.
  3. Aphoristic statements are often memorable and have a universal truth.
  4. The writer's aphoristic style made it easy to remember his thoughts.
  5. Her aphoristic style of writing was a big part of her charm.
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