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Ancient Greek "effect of the stars on human destiny".


apotelesmatic (comparative more apotelesmatic, superlative most apotelesmatic)

  1. (archaic) Relating to the casting of horoscopes.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Whewell to this entry?)
  2. (archaic) Relating to an issue of fulfilment.
    • M. Stuart
      In this way a passage in the Old Testament may have, or rather comprise, an apotelesmatic sense, i. e., one of after or final accomplishment.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for apotelesmatic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)