noun rho·pa·lism \ˈrōpəˌlizəm\

Definition of rhopalism



  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being rhopalic

  2. 2 :  the use or production of rhopalic forms

  3. 3 :  an instance of rhopalic form in verse

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Origin and Etymology of rhopalism

1rhopalic + -ism

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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