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Definition of the noun Asteism

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  1. Polite irony; a genteel and ingenious manner of deriding another.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

ASTEISM, in Rhetoric, a genteel irony, or handsome way of deriding another. Such, e. gr. is that of Virgil: ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

ASTEISM, in rhetoric, a pleasant kind of irony , ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

assoil 94 asteism or something said; a relationship between the EU and certain other countries, eg in Africa and the Caribbean, being more than just a trade agreement bul with the associated members not enjoying membership of the EU.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

• 0103 — Asteism.

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

Anglicanism Anglicism Anglo~Saxonism animalism animism anomalism antagonism antiquarianism aphorism aramism asceticism Asiaticism asteism asterism astigmatism ` atavism atomism Baalism babyism bacchanalianism bachelorism ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Raillery, ridicule, mockery, derision, persiflage, pleasantry, BADINAGE, ASTEISM , joking, jesting, quizzing, frivolous talk, small talk. Bantling, n. Infant, babe, baby, chit, brat, nursling, suckling, BAIRN, little child, little one, young one. Baptize ...

Google previewPrinceton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2015)

by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.

asteism and charientism (forms of the joke) ; chleuasm (mockery); mycterism (the sneer); mimesis (imitation, especially for the sake of ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

ASTEISM, in Rhetorie, a genteel way of irony, or handfome way of deriding another. Such is that of Viril : “ Qui Bavium non odit, amet tua carmina Mævi.” ASTEIXIS, in Ancient Geography, a mountain of Africa, part of mount Atlas, to the south of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

ASTEISM, in Rhetoric, a genteel irony, or handsome way of deriding another. Such, e. gr. is that of Virgil ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (1829)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

ASTEISM, in rhetoric, a pleasant kind of irony ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)

by Abraham Rees

the sarcasm, diasyrm, charientism, asteism, mycterism, and ...

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