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English definition of “gnomic”

gnomic

adjective     /ˈnəʊ.mɪk/ US  /ˈnoʊ-/ formal
describes something spoken or written that is short, mysterious, and not easily understood, but often seems wise: Peter is always coming out with gnomic utterances/pronouncements.Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveWise and sensible
(Definition of gnomic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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