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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
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Suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
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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