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synonyms for prolepsis

  • misplacement
  • solecism
  • chronological error
  • metachronism
  • misdate
  • postdate
See also synonyms for: proleptical
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How to use prolepsis in a sentence

An instance of prolepsis, or "anticipation" in the use of a word.
THE LADY OF THE LAKESIR WALTER SCOTT
It was a prolepsis of the soul, reaching upward towards its source and goal.
CHRISTIANITY AND GREEK PHILOSOPHYBENJAMIN FRANKLIN COCKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROLEPSIS

  • chronological error
  • metachronism
  • misdate
  • misplacement
  • postdate
  • prolepsis
  • solecism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.