from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a calendar, extrapolated to dates prior to its first adoption; of those used to adjust to or from the Julian calendar or Gregorian calendar.
- adj. Describes an event as having been assigned too early a date.
- adj. Anticipating and answering objections before they have been raised; procataleptic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to prolepsis; anticipative.
- adj. Previous; antecedent.
- adj. Anticipating the usual time; -- applied to a periodical disease whose paroxysms return at an earlier hour at every repetition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to prolepsis or anticipation; anticipatory; antecedent.
- Specifically — In medicine: Anticipating the usual time: noting a periodical disease whose paroxysm returns at an earlier hour at every recurrence.
- In rhetoric, implying prolepsis.
- Axiomatic; of the nature of prolepsis.
prolepsis + -ic (Wiktionary)