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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Preterition(0.01065 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Preterition.
English → English (WordNet)
n : suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of
significance is omitted [syn: paralepsis, paraleipsis,
English → English (gcide)
Preterition \Pre`ter*i"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. praeteritio: cf.
1. The act of passing, or going past; the state of being
past. --Bp. Hall.
2. (Rhet.) A figure by which, in pretending to pass over
anything, a summary mention of it is made; as, “I will
not say, he is valiant, he is learned, he is just.”
Called also paraleipsis.
3. (Law) The omission by a testator of some one of his heirs
who is entitled to a portion. --Bouvier.