Meaning of SYSTEMATIC in English


— systematicness , n. — systematically , adv.

/sis'teuh mat"ik/ , adj.

1. having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan: a systematic course of reading; systematic efforts.

2. given to or using a system or method; methodical: a systematic person.

3. arranged in or comprising an ordered system: systematic theology.

4. concerned with classification: systematic botany.

5. pertaining to, based on, or in accordance with a system of classification: the systematic names of plants.

Also, systematical .

[ 1670-80; systematicus systematikós, equiv. to systemat- (s. of sýstema ) SYSTEM + -ikos -IC ]

Syn. 2. See orderly .

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