noun. ['ˈæfɝˌɪzəm'] a short pithy instructive saying.
- aphorisme (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
- aphorismus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Aphorism
Example sentences of the word aphorism
1. Noun, singular or mass
One type of expression that does function on its own as a sentence is the aphorism.
Quotes containing the word aphorism
1. Rationalize [10w] Man needs an apt aphorism to rationalize his ruthless actions.
- Beryl Dov