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Meaning of "enantiosis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENANTIOSIS

enantiosis  [ɛnˌæntɪˈəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENANTIOSIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enantiosis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENANTIOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Enantiosis

Enantiosis, synoeciosis or discordia concors is a rhetorical device in which opposites are juxtaposed so that the contrast between them is striking. Examples include the famous maxim of Augustus, festina lente, and the following passage from Paul's second letter to the Corinthians: Dr. Johnson in his Lives of the Poets defined discordia concors as "a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together."...

Definition of enantiosis in the English dictionary

The definition of enantiosis in the dictionary is a figure of speech by which there is an opposite meaning to what is said.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENANTIOSIS


anaerobiosis
ˌænɛərəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
antibiosis
ˌæntɪbaɪˈəʊsɪs
apotheosis
əˌpɒθɪˈəʊsɪs
babesiosis
bəˌbiːzɪˈəʊsɪs
berylliosis
bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs
coccidiosis
kɒkˌsɪdɪˈəʊsɪs
endometriosis
ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs
endosymbiosis
ˌɛndəʊˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs
gliosis
ɡlaɪˈəʊsɪs
leishmaniosis
liːʃˌmeɪnɪˈəʊsɪs
listeriosis
lɪˌstɪərɪˈəʊsɪs
meiosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
miosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
mononucleosis
ˌmɒnəʊˌnjuːklɪˈəʊsɪs
myosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
necrobiosis
ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
pneumoconiosis
ˌnjuːməʊˌkəʊnɪˈəʊsɪs
scoliosis
ˌskɒlɪˈəʊsɪs
semiosis
ˌsɛmɪˈəʊsɪs
symbiosis
ˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENANTIOSIS

enantiodromia
enantiodromic
enantiomer
enantiomeric
enantiomorph
enantiomorphic
enantiomorphism
enantiomorphous
enantiomorphy
enantiopathy
enantiostylous
enantiostyly
enantiotropic
enantiotropy
enarm
enarration
enarthrodial
enarthroses
enarthrosis
enate

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENANTIOSIS

abiosis
aerobiosis
ameiosis
anabiosis
ateleiosis
bilharziosis
coniosis
cryptobiosis
diagnosis
epibiosis
gnotobiosis
heliosis
parabiosis
parasymbiosis
pneumokoniosis
pneumonoconiosis
podoconiosis
synoeciosis
trophobiosis
vibriosis
yersiniosis

Synonyms and antonyms of enantiosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

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TRANSLATION OF ENANTIOSIS

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சொல்லிய பொருள் அன்றி எதிரான பொருள்படும் சொல்லணி
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मुलायम
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Trends of use of enantiosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENANTIOSIS»

The term «enantiosis» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.978 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENANTIOSIS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENANTIOSIS»

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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z
R5: Rhetorical antithesis is generally confused with enantiosis, which stresses essential (rather than accidental) oppositions. The followers of Pythagoras considered good and evil, odd and even, single and multiple, etc., as the source of ...
Bernard Marie Dupriez, Albert W. Halsall, 1991
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in ...
Enantiosis. Enantiosis, or Antithesis, is a figure, by which things, very different or contrary, are contrasted or placed together, that they may mutually set off' and illustrate each other. Few of the figures of rhetoric derive more beauty from a proper ...
John Walker, 1823
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An Essay on Hebrew Poetry, Ancient and Modern
... mm: 1mg 1:25;}; mm; n; WW1 resin? 15;. "is m»: an :ngiea 'm3 Shall any teach God knowledge? Seeing he judgeth those that 62 Enantiosis, or Antithesis -
Philip Sarchi, 1824
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NIWA biodiversity memoir
The swimming legs of Erebonectes differ from those of Epacteriscus and Enantiosis in that basipod 2 of legs 2 and 3 have an outer distal spine and exopod segment 3 of legs 3 and 4 have only 2 outer edge spines instead of the 3 spines.
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (N.Z.), 1999
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Edgar Allan Poe: Rhetoric and Style
A supposedly synonymous term is enantiosis — but see Dupriez (51). Complicating matters further is Sonnino's definition of contrarium as enthymeme ( an incomplete syllogism), but he also relates it to antithesis (62). Certainly it is a kind of ...
Brett Zimmerman, 2005
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A rhetorical grammar ... First American edition
creature the voice should adopt the rising inflexion, and then lower its tone deliberately and gradually to the end. Enantiésis. ENANTIOSIS, or Antithesis, is a figure, by which things, very difl'erent or contrary, are contrasted or placed together, ...
John WALKER (the Philologist.), 1823
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A System of Rhetoric: In a Method Entirely New; Ccontaining ...
29, 30, 31 — Omission of a Copulative. 15. But she, thatliveth in pleasure, \t dead fheliveth. 1 Tim. v. 6. See Psal. cxxxix, 11, 12.-— Seeming contradiction. Q. "What is an Enantiosis ? A. Enantiosis Oppositions tries. 40 THE ART OF RHETORIC.
John Stirling, 1806
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in ...
We may meet with several instances of the Enantiosis in the sacred Writings. In the 29th and 30th chapters of Job we have the different pictures which Job draws of himself in the season of his former prosperity, and in that of his present ...
Thomas Gibbons, 1767
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Literary Intention, Literary Interpretations, and Readers
310 Lanham associates with irony the following rhetorical terms: dissimulatio, drie mock (Puttenham's term), enantiosis, and illusio. Of these, dissimulatio ( dissembling, concealment) suggests irony as deliberate unclarity, enantiosis ...
John Maynard, 2009
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The Myth of Primitivism
Although purporting to concretize notions of difference, otherness, and alternatives, primitivism is more aptly seen as a case of enantiosis....2 It is the achievement of the 1980s that the critical mythification of primitivism is at last being explored ...
Susan Hiller, 2006

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENANTIOSIS»

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Who is Moon Chae Won in \'The Innocent Man\'
The director said it is just a enantiosis way to call the man just to emphasis. The show is about a revenge of an elite medical student who went ... «Yahoo! Philippines News, Sep 12»
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Where everything can turn into its opposite
Enantiosis Greek for opposite or opponent, she notes, and her film is a visual riff on Carl Gustav Jung's theory that “everything eventually turns ... «Irish Times, Jul 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Enantiosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/enantiosis>. Nov 2019 ».
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