Zoetic vs Poetic - What's the difference?

zoetic | poetic |

As adjectives the difference between zoetic and poetic

is that zoetic is (rare) of or pertaining to life while poetic is poetic (relating to poetry).




  • (rare) Of or pertaining to life
  • poetic


    Alternative forms

    * poetick (obsolete)


    (en adjective)
  • Relating to poetry.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Sarah Glaz
  • , title= Ode to Prime Numbers , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.}}
  • Characteristic of poets.
  • Description of persons, objects, or ideas that connect to the soul of the beholder.
  • Antonyms

    * prosaic

    Derived terms

    * poetic justice * poetic licence * poetic bent * poetically