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anacoluthia

[an-uh-kuh-loo-thee-uh] /ˌæn ə kəˈlu θi ə/
noun, Rhetoric.
1.
lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, especially in a sentence.
Origin of anacoluthia
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin < Greek anakolouthía. See anacoluthon, -ia
Related forms
anacoluthic, adjective
anacoluthically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for anacoluthia

anacoluthia

/ˌænəkəˈluːθɪə/
noun
1.
(rhetoric) lack of grammatical sequence, esp within a single sentence
Derived Forms
anacoluthic, adjective
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