Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In grammar, apposition, or the placing in the same case of two or more nouns which explain or characterize one another.
- n. The setting side by side of things of equivalent grade: used by some philologists of monosyllabic or isolating language.
- n. In rhetoric, a parenthetical notice, generally of something to be afterward expanded.
- n. In the Gr. Ch., a prayer uttered by a bishop over converts or catechumens.
- n. grammar The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition.
- n. rhetoric A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded.
- n. printing The matter contained within brackets.
- n. religion A commendatory prayer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Gram.) The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition.
- n. (Rhet.) A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded.
- n. (Print.) The matter contained within brackets.
- n. (Eccl.) A commendatory prayer.
- From Ancient Greek παράθεσις (parathesis, "putting beside"). (Wiktionary)
“Anyway, good review, and I apologize for the excessive use of parathesis in this comment.”
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“Good luck to all. after 7 months of constantly changing symptoms, MRI'S x5, admittance to a neurological hospital finally diagnosed with T.M. Like a lot of you my inital symptom was a very sharp stabbing pain in my groin which was unbearable, over the next two weeks i developed parathesis in my right leg and foot with a pins and needles sensation.”
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