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Meaning of SYSTEMATIC

Pronunciation:  `sistu'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not haphazard; "a series of orderly actions at regular hours"
  2. [adj]  characterized by order and planning; "the investigation was very systematic"; "a systematic administrator"
 

SYSTEMATIC is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: in order(p), nonrandom, orderly, so(p), systematised, systematized, tabular
 
 Antonyms: unsystematic
 
 See Also: organized, regular

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sys`tem*at"ic\, Systematical \Sys`tem*at"ic*al\, a.
[Gr. ?: cf. F. syst['e]matique.]
1. Of or pertaining to system; consisting in system;
   methodical; formed with regular connection and adaptation
   or subordination of parts to each other, and to the design
   of the whole; as, a systematic arrangement of plants or
   animals; a systematic course of study.

         Now we deal much in essays, and unreasonably despise
         systematical learning; whereas our fathers had a
         just value for regularity and systems. --I. Watts.

         A representation of phenomena, in order to answer
         the purposes of science, must be systematic.
                                               --Whewell.

2. Proceeding according to system, or regular method; as, a
   systematic writer; systematic benevolence.

3. Pertaining to the system of the world; cosmical.

         These ends may be called cosmical, or systematical.
                                               --Boyle.

4. (Med.) Affecting successively the different parts of the
   system or set of nervous fibres; as, systematic
   degeneration.



{Systematic theology}. See under {Theology}.

 

 

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