analepsis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνάληψις (análēpsis).

NounEdit

analepsis (countable and uncountable, plural analepses)

  1. A form of flashback in which earlier parts of a narrative are related to others that have already been narrated
  2. (medicine) Recovery of strength after sickness.
  3. (medicine) A kind of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for analepsis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνάληψις (análēpsis).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /anaˈlebsis/, [a.naˈleβ̞.sis]

NounEdit

analepsis f (uncountable)

  1. analepsis

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