1. semiotics a philosophical theory of the functions of signs and symbols
  2. semantics the study of language meaning
  3. ethics motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  4. Semitic a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family
  5. semiotic of or relating to the theory of signs and symbols
  6. stemmatics the humanistic discipline that attempts to reconstruct the transmission of a text (especially a text in manuscript form) on the basis of relations between the various surviving manuscripts (sometimes using cladistic analysis)
  7. somatic characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
  8. semiotical of or relating to semiotics
  9. statics the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium
  10. pneumatics the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases
  11. sometimes on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
  12. semitropics regions adjacent to the tropics
  13. mitigate lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
  14. smitten affected by something overwhelming
  15. semantic of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning
  16. politics the activities involved in managing a state or a government
  17. aesthetics the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste
  18. systematics the science of systematic classification
  19. zymotic of or relating to or causing fermentation
  20. genetics the study of heredity and variation in organisms