eclipsis

noun

eclip·​sis
ə̇ˈklipsə̇s,
ēˈ-,
eˈ-
plural eclipses
-pˌsēz
or eclipsises
: an omission or suppression of words or sounds

Word History

Etymology

Greek ekleipsis omission, eclipse, abandonment

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“Eclipsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eclipsis. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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