Definition of Antiphrastic. Meaning of Antiphrastic. Synonyms of Antiphrastic

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Definition of Antiphrastic

Antiphrastic
Antiphrastic An`ti*phras"tic, Antiphrastical An`ti*phras"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to antiphrasis. -- An`ti*phras"tic*al*ly, adv.

Meaning of Antiphrastic from wikipedia

- (sigē), 'silence'; in Cl****ical Antiquity, the name was ****umed to be antiphrastic, i.e. indicating a characteristic of the place contrary to reality, since...
- m'apo corcau ("I did go to bed"). Use of the same particle to express antiphrastic formulas: Jai ses totu istudiatu, tue! ("You're so well educated!", that...
- Look up irony, antiphrastic, antiphrastical, ironic, or ironical in Wiktionary, the free dictionary....
- "Right now as we speak, I'm going to school"). It is also common to use antiphrastic formulas which are alien to Italian, by means of the particle già (Sard...
- an Italian academy. Each member of the Intronati adopted a humorous, antiphrastic pseudonym, Laura’s being “la Sgraziata” or “the Graceless,” a characteristic...
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