Definition of Catastasis

1. n. That part of a speech, usually the exordium, in which the orator sets forth the subject matter to be discussed.



Definition of Catastasis

1. Noun. In classical drama, the third and penultimate section, in which action is heightened for the catastrophe. ¹

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Medical Definition of Catastasis

1. 1. A condition or state. 2. Restoration to a normal condition or a normal place. Origin: G. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Catastasis

catarrhal inflammation
catarrhal jaundice
catarrhal ophthalmia
catarrhally
catarrhine
catarrhines
catarrhinian
catarrhous
catarrhs
catarrhy
catasta
catastalsis
catastaltic
catastas
catastases
catastasis (current term)
catastate
catastates
catasterism
catasterisms
catastrophal
catastrophe
catastrophe theory
catastrophes
catastrophic
catastrophic illness
catastrophic kill
catastrophic reaction
catastrophically
catastrophism

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