Figure Name synchysis
Source Silva Rhetoricae (; De Mille (1882) ("synchesis)
Earliest Source None
Synonyms confusio, synchisis, synchesis
Etymology None
Type Scheme
Linguistic Domain Lexicographic

1. The confused arrangement of words in a sentence; hyperbaton or anastrophe taken to an obscuring extreme, either accidentally or purposefully. (Silva Rhetoricae)

2. 192. SYNCHESIS.
Synchesis is a kind of inversion where the words are in a confused orders: as-
"Tumble precipitate; down dashed." (De Mille)


Kind Of Omission
Part Of
Related Figures hyperbaton, anastrophe, figures of grammar
Notes Unsure of 'type of'. Entered by Ashwini.
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Samantha Price
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
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