Antimetathesis
Antimetathesis An`ti*me*tath"e*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] (Rhet.) An antithesis in which the members are repeated in inverse order. [1913 Webster]

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  • antimetathesis — /an ti mə tathˈə sis or mi / (rhetoric) noun Inversion of the members of an antithesis, as in Crabbe s ‘A poem is a speaking picture; a picture, a mute poem’ ORIGIN: Gr * * * ‖ antimetathesis Rhet. (ˌæntɪmɪˈtæθɪsɪs) [L. a. Gr. ἀντιµετάθεσις… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antimetathĕsis — (gr., Rhet.), Figur, durch welche der Redner gleichsam an den Ort, wo das Geschilderte sich zuträgt, versetzt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Antimetathesis — An|ti|me|ta|the|sis die; <zu ↑anti... u. ↑Metathese> Wiederholung der Glieder einer ↑Antithese in umgekehrter Folge …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • antimetathesis —   n. repetition of parts of antithesis in reverse order.    ♦ antimetathetic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • АНТИМЕТАТЕЗА — (греч. antimetathesis, от anti против, и metathesis замена). Повторение одного и того же слова в противоположном значении, напр.: Был полковник, стал покойник. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910.… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • antimetateză — ANTIMETATÉZĂ s.f. Antimetabolă. [< fr. antimétathèse, cf. gr. antimetathesis]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  ANTIMETATÉZĂ s. f. antimetabolă. (< fr. antiméthathèse) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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