paraenesis

noun pa·raene·sis
variants: or less commonly parenesis \pəˈrēnəsə̇s, -ren-\

Definition of paraenesis

plural paraeneses also pareneses \-nəˌsēz\
:an exhortatory composition :advice, counsel

paraenetic

or less commonly parenetic \¦parə¦netik\ adjective

paraenetical

or less commonly parenetical \-tə̇kəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of paraenesis

Late Latin paraenesis, from Greek parainesis, from parainein to advise (from para- 1para- + ainein to speak of, praise, advise, from ainos speech, fable) + -sis


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