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- n. A syntactic construction in which an element is followed by another that does not agree properly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want of grammatical sequence or coherence; the passing from one construction to another in the same sentence. For examples, see anacoluthon. Also spelled anakoluthia and anakolouthia.
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- n. an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another
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To be fully engaged emotionally requires celebrating what the Stoic philosophers called anacoluthia—the mutual entailment of the virtues.
The Stoic philosophers referred to this paradox as anacoluthia, the mutual entailment of the virtues.
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