Definitions for acatalecticeɪˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•cat•a•lec•ticeɪˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk(adj.)

  1. (of a line of verse) not catalectic; complete.

    Category: Prosody

  2. (n.)a verse having the complete number of syllables in the last foot.

    Category: Prosody

Origin of acatalectic:

1580–90; < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acatalectic(adj)

    (prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables

  2. acatalectic(adj)

    (verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot

Wiktionary

  1. acatalectic(Noun)

    A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables

  2. acatalectic(Adjective)

    Designating a line of verse having the required number of syllables in the last foot.

  3. Origin: acatalecticus, from akatalēktikos

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acatalectic(adj)

    not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse

  2. Acatalectic(noun)

    a verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables

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