Definition of Accismus. Meaning of Accismus. Synonyms of Accismus

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Definition of Accismus

Accismus
Accismus Ac*cis"mus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] (Rhet.) Affected refusal; coyness.

Meaning of Accismus from wikipedia

- Accismus is a feigned refusal of something earnestly desired. The 1823 Encyclopædia Britannica writes that accismus may sometimes be considered a virtue...
- Larry David Sour Grapes (2016 film), a 2016 film about Rudy Kurniawan who conned millionaires by selling them counterfeit wine Accismus Appeal to spite...
- a song by Jolin Tsai from the 2006 album Dancing Diva a pretender's claim to the throne Accismus Deception Camouflage False pretenses, in criminal law...
- a compound word zeugma: The using of one verb for two or more actions accismus: expressing the want of something by denying it allegory: A metaphoric...
- printed in italics that lean the other way from conventional italics. Accismus Apophasis Auto-antonym Contradiction Double standard Hypocrisy Ironism...
- album by Forget C****ettes, released by Theory 8 Records. "German Girls" "Accismus" "Ms. Rhythm and Blues" "Instruments of Action" "A Legacy's Demise" "Like...
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