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Meaning of ECPHONESIS

Pronunciation:  `ekfow'neesis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an exclamatory rhetorical device; "O tempore! O mores"
 

ECPHONESIS is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: exclamation
 
 See Also: rhetorical device

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ec`pho*ne"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?. See
{Ecphonema}.] (Rhet.)
An animated or passionate exclamation.

      The feelings by the ecphonesis are very various.
                                               --Gibbs.

 

 

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