Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Of or relating to an adjective that is self-descriptive, such as the adjective short (which is short), English (which is English), and polysyllabic (which is polysyllabic). See also Grelling's paradox. Compare heterological. [From Greek autos self + logos a word + Latin -icalis of, relating to, or resembling]

Subjects: Psychology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.