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Syncrisis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Syncrisis (Rhet) A figure of speech in which opposite things or persons are compared.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n syncrisis In rhetoric, a figure by which opposite things or persons are compared.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. a comparison; together + to judge