Part of speech:
The definition of an aphorism is a brief sentence or phrase that expresses an opinion or a statement.
Of or like an aphorism
Of or relating to a sentence.
The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.
The definition of an adage is a saying that has come to be accepted as truth over time.
The definition of a saying is something that has been said, like a motto or catch phrase.
A person or thing that has become commonly recognized as a type of specified characteristics; byword
A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
A well-known word or phrase, especially one that exemplifies a notion, class, or quality:
An authoritative, often formal pronouncement:
Use of the epigram
A pithy saying that expresses a general truth or fundamental principle; an aphorism.
The definition of a precept is a guiding principle or rule that is used to control, influence or regulate conduct.
The definition of a rule is an official regulation, code of regulations or set practice.
(Military, US) A squad automatic weapon or section automatic weapon, a kind of light machine gun.
An adage or aphorism.
The definition of a truism is a statement of an obvious truth.
A word, phrase, or sentence chosen as expressive of the goals or ideals of a nation, group, family, etc. and inscribed on a seal, banner, coin, coat of arms, etc.
A usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true
A principle that is accepted as true without proof. The statement “For every two points P and Q there is a unique line that contains both P and Q ” is an axiom because no other information is given about points or lines, and therefore it cannot be proven.
English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
One of a collection of sayings of Jesus reputedly in circulation in the early Church, most of which are not recorded in the Gospels but may have belonged to the source material from which the Gospels were compiled.
A witty remark.
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