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Meaning of ANACOLUTHON

Pronunciation:  `anuku'loothân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another
 

ANACOLUTHON is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anacoluthia
 
 See Also: rhetorical device

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*co*lu"thon\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, not following,
wanting sequence; 'an priv. + ? following.] (Gram.)
A want of grammatical sequence or coherence in a sentence; an
instance of a change of construction in a sentence so that
the latter part does not syntactically correspond with the
first part.

 

 

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