Origin of catachresis
OTHER WORDS FROM catachresiscat·a·chres·tic [kat-uh-kres-tik], /ˌkæt əˈkrɛs tɪk/, cat·a·chres·ti·cal, adjectivecat·a·chres·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use catachresis in a sentence
No expression so terse and yet so striking could dispense with the classicism and the catachresis of "stoically."A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
In this sense the proverb is current by a misuse, or a catachresis at least, of both the words, fortune and fools.Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In this sense the proverb is current by a misuse, or a catachresis at least of both the words, Fortune and Fools.
And yet, after a vast deal of such like catachresis, the orthodoxy of plagiarism remains still in dispute.
It is true that might be taken by catachresis to designate a chamberlain as functionary of the Oriental Court.The Apostles|Ernest Renan