Definitions for acatalecticeɪˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk

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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


  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

  3. Origin: [L. acatalecticus, Gr. , not defective at the end; 'a priv. + to cease.]

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