Definition of Antiphrasis

Antiphrasis n. means: The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

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Antiphrasis n. means: The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

Meaning of Antiphrasis

Antiphrasis (n.) means: The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

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Antiphrastical (a.): Pertaining to antiphrasis.

Antiphrasis (n.): The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

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Meaning of Antiphrastical

Antiphrastical means: Pertaining to antiphrasis.

Meaning of Antiphrasis

Antiphrasis means: The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

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