meaning of anadiplosis

anadiplosis meaning in General Dictionary

A repetition of this final word or any prominent word in a sentence or clause at the start of the second with an adjunct idea as ldquoHe retained his virtues amidst all their misfortunes misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or preventrdquo

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  • repetition regarding the final words of a sentence or range at the start of the next
  • A repetition regarding the final word or any prominent word in a sentence or clause, at the beginning of the second, with an adjunct idea; as, "He retained their virtues amidst all his misfortunes -- misfortunes which no prudence could anticipate or avoid."

anadiplosis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"repetition of an initial term," 1580s, from Latin, from Greek anadiplosis, from anadiploesthai "becoming doubled right back, is made dual," from ana "back" (see ana-) + diploun "to double, fold over" (see diploma).


anadiplosis - German to English

anadiplosis


anadiplosis meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A repetition for the final word or any prominent term in a sentence or clause, at the beginning of the next, with an adjunct idea; as, "He retained their virtues amidst all their misfortunes -- misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or prevent."