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Meaning of "catachrestical" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATACHRESTICAL

catachrestical  [ˌkætəˈkrestɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATACHRESTICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Catachrestical is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATACHRESTICAL


acoustical
əˈkuːstɪkəl
agonistical
ˌæɡəˈnɪstɪkəl
alchemistical
ˌælkəˈmɪstɪkəl
artistical
ɑːˈtɪstɪkəl
biostatistical
ˌbaɪəʊstəˈtɪstɪkəl
ecclesiastical
ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstɪkəl
egotistical
ˌɛɡəʊˈtɪstɪkəl
fantastical
fænˈtæstɪkəl
gestical
ˈdʒestɪkəl
logistical
ləˈdʒɪstɪkəl
majestical
məˈdʒestɪkəl
mystical
ˈmɪstɪkəl
optimistical
ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪkəl
papistical
peɪˈpɪstɪkəl
rustical
ˈrʌstɪkəl
sophistical
səˈfɪstɪkəl
statistical
stəˈtɪstɪkəl
stickle
ˈstɪkəl
testicle
ˈtɛstɪkəl
theistical
θiːˈɪstɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATACHRESTICAL

catabolite
catabolize
catacaustic
catachresis
catachrestic
catachrestically
cataclases
cataclasis
cataclasm
cataclasmic
cataclastic
cataclinal
cataclysm
cataclysmal
cataclysmic
cataclysmically
catacomb
catacombs
catacoustics
catacumbal

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATACHRESTICAL

aeronautical
alphabetical
analytical
chemical
critical
diacritical
elliptical
grammatical
hypothetical
identical
mathematical
metical
nautical
optical
pharmaceutical
political
practical
skeptical
tactical
theoretical
vertical

Synonyms and antonyms of catachrestical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «catachrestical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATACHRESTICAL

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Translator English - Chinese

catachrestical
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

catachrestical
570 millions of speakers

English

catachrestical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

catachrestical
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

catachrestical
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

catachrestical
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

catacréstica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

catachrestical
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catachrestical
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Catachrestical
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

catachrestical
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

catachrestical
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

catachrestical
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kothak piranti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

catachrestical
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

catachrestical
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गर्भश्रीमंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

catachrestical
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

catachrestical
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

catachrestical
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

catachrestical
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

catachrestical
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

catachrestical
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

catachrestical
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

catachrestical
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

catachrestical
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of catachrestical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACHRESTICAL»

The term «catachrestical» is normally little used and occupies the 149.115 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACHRESTICAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catachrestical

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATACHRESTICAL»

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Simplifications: An Introduction to Structuralism and ...
Spivak goes on to write: Current post-colonial claims to the names that are the legacy of the European enlightenment (sovereignty, constitutionality, self- determination, nationhood, citizenship, even culturalism) are catachrestical claims, their ...
Aniket Jaaware, 2001
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Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
She asserts: Current postcolonial claims to the names that are the legacy of the European enlightenment (sovereignty, constitutionally, self-determination, nationhood, citizenship, even culturalism) are catachrestical claims, their strategy a ...
Bijay Kumar Das, 2005
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
CATACHRESTICAL, adj. Fr. catachrese, catachres- Hque ; Gr. Kaiaxpao/tai, ( from jtaTo and x/5"0/"",) I use against or contrary, sc. to its purpose ; I abuse. Fr. catachrese, " the abuse, or necessary use of one word for lack of another more proper ...
Encyclopaedia, Edward Smedley, 1845
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The Musical World
Why such catachrestical titles? Why "characteristic" when there i3 nothing characterized ? Mr. Aspinwall, in his turn (if he has a dictionary), might object that " catachrestical " is a farfetched synonyme, for for-fetched ; and that we had better have ...
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The Psychology and Politics of the Collective: Groups, ...
This means—and here the rhetorical dimension comes to the fore—that such representation will be constitutively tropological. Even more: it will be catachrestical. We have catachresis whenever an object can only be named by a figural term to ...
Ruth Parkin-Gounelas, 2012
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Encyclopaedia metropolitana: or Universal dictionary of ...
The inhabitants of the whole Province are supposed not to exceed 10,000. The Capital has the same name, though it is sometimes called Tumbabamba j but it does not deserve a particular description. CATACHRESTICAL, adj. Fr. catachrese ...
Edward Smedley, 1845
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Questioning Foundations: Truth, Subjectivity and Culture
21. 22. or metaphor.” We appropriate this term to indicate the originary "abuse" constitutive of language-production, where both concept and metaphor are " wrested from their proper meaning" (OED: “catachrestical"). Thus, in the narrow sense, ...
Hugh J. Silverman, 2014
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GTropología: a key to open Scripture metaphors [by B. Keach ...
K*t*xp*"*i Catachresis, is called in Latin aJusio/an abuse, not as if the sacred scripture had abused any words, but because the things that are catachrestical, differ in some things from the custom of speaking tropically, and have a harder ...
Benjamin Keach, 1858
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The Mystery of Rhetorick Unveiled: Wherein Above 130 of the ...
Explained thus: Cadmm being the first Finder out of divers of the Greek Letters, they are by a Metonymy of the cient, called his Daughters : And Cddmusis Daughters here, by a Catachrestical Metaphor, signifieth the Greek Letters, _ * Nilotifs ...
John Smith (of Mountague Close, Southwark.), 1721
10
Tropologia: A Key, to Open Scripture Metaphors, in Four ...
Kwexrmm, Catachresis, is called in Latin abusio, an abuse, not as if the sacred scripture had abused any words, but because the things that are catachrestical, differ in some things from the custom of speaking tropically, and have a harder ...
Benjamin Keach, Thomas De Laune, 1856

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATACHRESTICAL»

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Daily Lexeme: Facinorous
When shall … the catachrestical reasonings of facinorous aristocrats be dispanded? Click on the word for etymology, pronunciation and further ... «New York Times, Jun 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Catachrestical [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/catachrestical>. Dec 2019 ».
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