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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Anticipating the usual time; applied to a periodical disease whose paroxysms return at an earlier hour at every repetition.
  • adj. Previous; antecedent.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to prolepsis; anticipative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as proleptic.


From Ancient Greek; compare French proleptique. (Wiktionary)



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