Part of speech:
The definition of an aphorism is a brief sentence or phrase that expresses an opinion or a statement.
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
Of or like an aphorism
Of or relating to a sentence.
A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
A self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim:
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.
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.
The lesson or principle contained in or taught by a fable, a story, or an event.
The definition of a motto is a phrase or quote that is representative of a person or brand's ideals and values.
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 witty remark.
A usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true
English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
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