palilogy

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin palilogia ‎(palilogy), from Ancient Greek παλιλογία ‎(palilogía, palilogy), from πάλιν ‎(pálin, again) + -λογία ‎(-logía, pertaining to speech, discourse) or -λόγος ‎(-lógos, word, speech).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈlɪləd͡ʒi/

Noun[edit]

palilogy ‎(plural palilogies)

  1. (rhetoric) Emphatic repetition of a word or phrase.