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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θεματικός (thematikós), from θέμα (théma, theme).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /θɪˈmætɪk/, /θɛˈmætɪk/

AdjectiveEdit

thematic (comparative more thematic, superlative most thematic)

  1. Relating to, or having a theme (subject) or a topic.
    He had a thematic collection of postage stamps with flags on them (where (UK) thematic collection = (US) topical collection)
  2. (music) Relating to a melodic subject.
  3. (linguistics) Of a word stem, ending in a vowel that appears in or otherwise influences the noun or verb's inflection.
  4. (historical) Of or relating to a theme (subdivision of the Byzantine empire).

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

thematic (plural thematics)

  1. A postage stamp that is part of a thematic collection.