Dictionary.com

hypozeuxis

[ hahy-puh-zook-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈzuk sɪs /
Save This Word!

noun Rhetoric.
the use of a series of parallel clauses, each of which has a subject and predicate, as in “I came, I saw, I conquered.”
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of hypozeuxis

First recorded in 1580–90; from Late Latin, from Late Greek, equivalent to Greek hypozeug(nýnai) “to put under the yoke” (hypo- hypo- + zeugnýnai “to yoke,” derivative of zeûgos yoke1) + -sis-sis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK