Definition of Epithesis

1. n. The addition of a letter at the end of a word, without changing its sense; as, numb for num, whilst for whiles.



Definition of Epithesis

1. Noun. (linguistics) The addition of a letter or sound at the end of a word, without changing its meaning, as in "numb" for "num" or "whilst" for "whiles". ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Epithesis

1. 1. Orthopedic correction of a deformed extremity. 2. A splint or other apparatus applied to an extremity. Origin: epi-+ G. Tithemi, to place (05 Mar 2000)

Epithesis Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Epithesis Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Epithesis

epithelization
epithelizations
epithelize
epithelized
epithelizes
epithelizing
epitheloid
epithem
epithema
epitheme
epithemes
epithems
epithermal
epithermal chemistry
epitheses
epithesis (current term)
epithet
epitheted
epithetic
epithetical
epithets
epithiazide
epithite
epithites
epithumetic
epithumetical
epitomai
epitomator
epitomators
epitome

Other Resources Relating to: Epithesis

Search for Epithesis on Dictionary.com!Search for Epithesis on Thesaurus.com!Search for Epithesis on Google!Search for Epithesis on Wikipedia!

Search