Figure Name synantesis
Source Bullinger (1898) ("synantesis; or, introverted repetition")
Earliest Source None
Synonyms introverted repetition
Etymology Gr. sunantan, to meet "face to face," means "a meeting"
Type None
Linguistic Domain

1. The Repetition of the same Sentences or Phrases in Inverse Order... It is similar to Epanodos and Antimetabole, but differs from them in that it relates to the inverse repetition of sentences and phrases rather than of single words. (Bullinger, 367)


Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart. (Isa. 6:10) Bullinger (316?)

Kind Of Repetition
Part Of
Related Figures epanodos, antimetabole
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Randy Harris
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
Reviewed No