[ an-uh-si-noh-sis ]
/ ˌæn ə sɪˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun, plural an·a·coe·no·ses [an-uh-si-noh-seez] /ˌæn ə sɪˈnoʊ siz/. Rhetoric.

a figure of speech in which an appeal is made to one's listeners or opponents for their opinion or judgment as to the subject under discussion.

Origin of anacoenosis

1580–90; < Medieval Latin < Greek anakoínōsis, equivalent to anakoinō-, variant stem of anakoinoûn to impart (ana- ana- + koinoûn to make common, derivative of koinós ceno-2) + -sis -sis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019