Word of the day: Maxim

Word of the day: Maxim



an expression of a general truth or principle,especially an aphoristic or sententious one:

the maxims of La Rochefoucauld.


a principle or rule of conduct.

Source: Word of the day: INIQUITY.

  • They’ll assume you’re following certain maxims, and because of that platform of understanding, you can be much more meaningful.’ en.oxforddictionaries.com

Origin of maxim

1400-50; late Middle English maxime Medieval Latin maxima (orig. in phrase maximaprōpositiō axiom, literally, greatest proposition),noun use of feminine of Latin maximus,superlative of magnus great; see much


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  1. Small truths daily can lead to a lifetime’s wisdom.

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