Schesis Sche"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, to have or hold. See {Scheme}.] 1. General state or disposition of the body or mind, or of one thing with regard to other things; habitude. [Obs.] --Norris. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rhet.) A figure of speech whereby the mental habitude of an adversary or opponent is feigned for the purpose of arguing against him. --Crabb. [1913 Webster]

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  • -schesis — [Gr. schesis holding back or suppression] word element signifying suppression of a process …   Medical dictionary

  • schesis — noun mocking by imitating anothers speech …   Wiktionary

  • schesis —   n. rhetorical device of weakening force of opponent s arguments by reference to his or her habit of thought …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • schesis — ˈskē]sə̇s, ke] noun (plural scheses ]ˌsēz) Etymology: Greek, condition, quality, relation; akin to Greek echein, schein to have, hold more at scheme obsolete : general state or disposition of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • ЛОХИОСХЕЗИС — (греч., от lochesis послед, и schesis задержание). Задержание последа. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. ЛОХИОСХЕЗИС греч., от lochesis, послед, и schesis, задержание. Задержание последа. Объяснение… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • МЕНОСХЕЗИС — (греч., от menos месяц и schesis задержание). Задержание месячных очищений. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. МЕНОСХЕЗИС греч., от men, menos, месяц, и schesis, задержание. Задержание месячных… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • sialoschesis — Suppression of the secretion of saliva. [sialo + G. schesis, retention] * * * si·a·los·che·sis (si″ə losґkə sis) [sialo + schesis] suppression of the salivary secretion …   Medical dictionary

  • uroschesis — 1. Retention of urine. 2. Suppression of urine. [uro + G. schesis, a checking] * * * uros·che·sis (u rosґkə sis) [uro + schesis] urinary retention …   Medical dictionary

  • menoschesis — /meuh nos ki sis, men euh skee sis/, n. Pathol. suppression of menstruation. [MENO + Gk schésis checking, retention] * * * …   Universalium

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