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PARALIPSIS (paraleipses)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does paralipsis mean? 

PARALIPSIS (noun)
  The noun PARALIPSIS has 1 sense:

1. suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted

  Familiarity information: PARALIPSIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARALIPSIS (noun)


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Meaning:

Suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

paraleipsis; paralepsis; paralipsis; preterition

Hypernyms ("paralipsis" is a kind of...):

rhetorical device (a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance))


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