architectonic

[ ahr-ki-tek-ton-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF architectonic

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His genius is architectonic; he has an idea which he builds into harmonious measures.

There may perhaps be allowed to be a certain want of "architectonic" in him.

The division of Sciences into ancillary and "architectonic" is Aristotelian.

Only through the spirit of music can the architectonic of Jean Christophe be understood.

We must not seek for severe discipline and architectonic design.

Of what is rather affectedly called "architectonic," Hazlitt has nothing.

Still the architectonic principle is powerful in the Iliad, though more instinctive, and far less explicit than in the Odyssey.

That Aristotle so regarded one of their most important aphorisms on the architectonic supremacy of justice, we have already seen.

Thus Constable freed landscape painting from 287 the architectonic laws of composition.

Its organisation is of the most primitive kind, symmetrical rather than rhythmic, architectonic rather than plastic.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s (architectonical is from c.1600), "pertaining to architecture," from Latin architectonicus, from Greek arkhitektonikos "pertaining to a master builder," from arkhitekton (see architect). Metaphysical sense, "pertaining to systematization of knowledge," is from 1801.

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