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Of or relating to adiaphora or adiaphorists; = adiaphorist.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Archibald Maclaine (1722–1804), Presbyterian minister and historian. From post-classical Latin adiaphoristicus from adiaphorista + -icus. Compare German adiaphoristisch. Compare earlier adiaphorist.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.