Word of the Day – Explicandum

By August 13, 2018 Word of the Day

Explicandum (noun) (philosophy)

eks-plik-an-dum

The fact, thing, or expression which is to be explained or explicated.

Mid 19th century: Latin, ‘something to be explained’, neuter gerundive of explicare.

Example sentences

“It’s only plausible if we understand the explicandum”

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