Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ANADIPLOSIS

Pronunciation:  `anudi'plowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
 

ANADIPLOSIS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: reduplication
 
 See Also: repetition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*di*plo"sis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? + ? to
double, ?, ?, twofold, double.] (Rhet.)
A repetition of the last word or any prominent word in a
sentence or clause, at the beginning of the next, with an
adjunct idea; as, ``He retained his virtues amidst all his
misfortunes -- misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or
prevent.''

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY