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Definition of the noun Asteism
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- Polite irony; a genteel and ingenious manner of deriding another.
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The Oratorical Dictionary (1835)
by John Newland Maffitt
ASTEISM. s. polite derision. ASTER. s. A genus of flowering plants.
The 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 ...
by J.J.S. WHARTON
Asteism [fr. dareioc, Gk.], in rhetoric, an ingenious irony, or polite way of deriding another. Aster, or homo aster, a resident.—Brit. 151. Asterisk, a mark in printing or writing in the ...
The 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.
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 ...
Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag
AsTEIsM, fis'tè-izm, [Gr, asteios, living in a city; polite,) n. In rhetoric, genteel irony; a polite and ingenious manner of deriding another. Asrea, as tir, (Gr. aster, a star, n. A genus of plants with compound flowers. Aston Acasthus, As-tūr-ā-kān'thäs ...
The 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 ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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