Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The knowledge of or a treatise on the uterus.
- n. Same as hysteron-proteron, 1.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Rhet.) A figure by which the ordinary course of thought is inverted in expression, and the last put first; -- called also
“To employ hysterology is basically to postulate something that does not yet exist in order to derive authority for engaging in action.”
“Dufour uses the concept of hysterology ( "a figure of rhetoric based upon the inversion of anteriority and posteriority") to consider the problem of the postmodern subject:”
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