Diplomatic Definition

Designating or of a copy or edition exactly reproducing an original document or manuscript.
Webster's New World
Of or connected with diplomacy.
Webster's New World
Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
American Heritage
Of official or original documents.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to diplomatics.
American Heritage

The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient writings and determining their age, authenticity, etc.; paleography.


Origin of Diplomatic

  • French diplomatique from New Latin diplōmaticus from Latin diplōma diplōmat- letter of introduction diploma

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French diplomatique.

    From Wiktionary

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