by means of or regarding the nature of an aphorism by means of brief unconnected phrases as an aphoristic design
- terse and witty and like a maxim
- containing aphorisms or maxims
- Alt. of Aphoristical
1753, from Greek aphoristikos (see aphorism). Aphoristically is from 1650s.
(a.) Alt. of Aphoristical
In the aphoristic sections also there is variety; there are couplets (x.