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esemplastic

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adjective es·em·plas·tic \ˌe-ˌsem-ˈplas-tik, -səm-\

Definition of esemplastic

  1. :  shaping or having the power to shape disparate things into a unified whole <the esemplastic power of the poetic imagination — W. H. Gardner>



Origin of esemplastic

Greek es hen into one + English plastic


First Known Use: 1817


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