aoristic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or being the verbal aspect that expresses a momentary or completed action, especially in past time.
- Of or being the perfective aspect.
- aˌo·risˈti·cal·ly adverb
Variant of aorist
a past tense of Greek verbs, denoting an action without indicating whether completed, continued, or repeated
Origin: Classical Greek aoristos, indefinite ; from a-, not plush horistos, definable ; from horizein, to define ; from horos, a limit: see horizon
designating or in this tense
- aoristic adjective