versification

noun ver·si·fi·ca·tion \ ˌvər-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of versification

1 : the making of verses
2 a : metrical structure : prosody
b : a particular metrical structure or style
3 : a version in verse of something originally in prose

Origin and Etymology of versification

borrowed from Latin versificātiōn-, versificātiō, from versificāre "to versify" + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns



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