Student Thesaurus

One entry found for aphorism.
Entry Word: aphorism
Function: noun
Text: 1 an idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation <the aphorism that nerds can't play sports is wrong> -- see GENERALIZATION
2 an often stated observation regarding something from common experience <what does the aphorism "Hindsight is 20/20" mean?> -- see SAYING