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synonyms for axioms

  • adage
  • aphorism
  • dictum
  • maxim
  • precept
  • proverb
  • theorem
  • apothegm
  • device
  • fundamental
  • law
  • moral
  • postulate
  • proposition
  • saying
  • truism
  • truth

antonyms for axioms

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  • absurdity
  • ambiguity
  • foolishness
  • nonsense
  • paradox
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How to use axioms in a sentence

Heavens, with what pained looks, with what platitudes and proverbs, with what reproofs and axioms and sentiments!
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The axiom, "Equals subtracted from equals leave equal differences," may be demonstrated from the two axioms in the text.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Whatever may be the precise date of these axioms the ideas they express well repay careful consideration.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
The bases of its teaching are simply "axioms" which are incapable of proof.
FREEDOM IN SCIENCE AND TEACHING.ERNST HAECKEL
They imply certain propositions which might be regarded as axioms.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
It is almost superfluous to discuss the third of our axioms, namely, that which concerns the confession of material.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
Proof of this is that we find no pleasure in axioms and first principles, which we know without effort.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The existence of God can be demonstrated philosophically from premises going back to axioms and first principles.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Three times foiled in his malignant scheme the now obscene Ming-shu sets all the Axioms at naught.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
There is not a single successful revolution in history that does not prove the truth of these axioms.
REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTIONKARL MARX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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