Definitions for palilogy
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word palilogy
Emphatic repetition of a word or phrase.
Origin: From palilogia, from παλιλογία, from πάλιν + -λογία.
the repetition of a word, or part of a sentence, for the sake of greater emphasis; as, "The living, the living, he shall praise thee."
Origin: [L. palilogia, Gr. palillogi`a; pa`lin again + le`gein to speak.]
A palilogy is a figure of speech that is a repetition of word or phrase for emphasis. Examples: ⁕"He cannot be good, knows not why he is good, but stands good." ⁕"That answer is wrong, wrong, wrong!!!"
Find a translation for the palilogy definition in other languages:
Select another language: