anthimeria

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Etymology[edit]

Based on Ancient Greek ἀντί (antí) + μέρος (méros).

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Noun[edit]

anthimeria (plural anthimerias)

  1. (rhetoric) The use of a word from one word class or part of speech as if it were from another. Typically, and for example, the use of a noun as if it were a verb.

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References[edit]

  • Corbett, Edward P. J., Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student. Oxford University Press, New York, 1971