anesis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἄνεσις (ánesis, loosening, abatement, remission)

Noun[edit]

anesis

  1. (medicine) Remission of disease symptoms.
  2. (rhetoric) Addition of a sentence, clause or phrase that diminishes what preceded.
Examples (rhetoric)

He was energetic, articulate, popular, and overconfident

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

anesīs

  1. dative plural of anesum
  2. ablative plural of anesum

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “anesis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre