English Teacher

Gold Coast, Qld – Lismore, NSW

Word of the Month – aphorism February 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — profesoraingles @ 10:53 am

 

[ˈafərɪz(ə)m]

NOUN
  1. a pithy observation which contains a general truth.
    “the old aphorism ‘the child is father to the man’” ·

    [more]
    synonyms: proverb · maxim · aphorism · axiom · adage · saw · tag · motto · precept · epigram · epigraph · dictum · gnome · pearl of wisdom · expression · phrase · formula · slogan ·

    [more]
    • a concise statement of a scientific principle, typically by a classical author.
      “the opening sentence of the first aphorism of Hippocrates”
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