Enantiosis
Enantiosis E*nan`ti*o"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? contradiction, fr. 'enanti`os opposite.] (Rhet.) A figure of speech by which what is to be understood affirmatively is stated negatively, and the contrary; affirmation by contraries. [1913 Webster]

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  • Enantiosis — The ying yang symbol which illustrates opposites together. Enantiosis, synoeciosis or discordia concors is a rhetorical device in which opposites are juxtaposed so that the contrast between them is striking.[1] Examples include the famous maxim… …   Wikipedia

  • enantiosis — /i nan tee oh sis/, n., pl. enantioses / seez/. Rhet. a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said; irony. [1650 60; < Gk enantíosis. See ENANTIO , OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • enantiosis — /i nan tee oh sis/, n., pl. enantioses / seez/. Rhet. a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said; irony. [1650 60; < Gk enantíosis. See ENANTIO , OSIS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • enantiosis — /ɛˌnæntiˈoʊsəs/ (say e.nantee ohsuhs) noun a form of words in which the meaning to be conveyed is the opposite of what is stated. Compare irony1 (def. 1). {Greek} …   Australian English dictionary

  • enantiosis —   n. rhetorical device of ironically stating the opposite of what is meant …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • енантиоза — (грч. enantiosis) фил. спротивност, противречност (во која, според Питагора, се состои основниот закон на животот) …   Macedonian dictionary

  • enantioză — enantióză s. f. (sil. ti o ), g. d. art. enantiózei Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ENANTIÓZĂ s.f. Nume dat în anumite sisteme filozofice fiecăreia dintre cele zece opoziţii socotite ca sursă a oricărui lucru. [< gr …   Dicționar Român

  • Antenantiose — Ant|enan|ti|o|se* die; , n <zu ↑anti... u. gr. enantíōsis »Widerspruch«> Umschreibung eines Ausdrucks durch den verneinten Gegenausdruck (Rhet.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • irony — n 1. incongruity, incongruousness, absurdity, illogicality; contrariety, contradiction, paradox, enigma; double entendre, Rhet. enantiosis. 2. derision, ridicule, sarcasm, scorn, mockery, cynicism, Rhet. asteism; satire, lampoon, burlesque,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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