Figure Name ennoia
Source Silva Rhetoricae (http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Silva.htm)
Earliest Source None
Synonyms invitio
Etymology None
Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain Semantic

A kind of purposeful holding back of information that nevertheless hints at what is meant. A kind of circuitous speaking.


Kind Of
Part Of
Related Figures circumlocutio, paralipsis
Notes not sure if it is semantic
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Jacqueline Mok
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
Reviewed No