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...
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- meaning differs from the manner or sense in which they are ordinarily used. 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...
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