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Accismus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Accismus (Rhet) Affected refusal; coyness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n accismus In rhetoric, a feigned refusal; an ironical dissimulation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr.