catachrestic definition

  • adjective:
    • constituting or pertaining to catachresis
    • owned by, or in the way of, a catachresis; constituting, characterized by or given to catachresis; wrested from the natural sense or kind; required; far-fetched.
    • constituting or characterized by or provided to catachresis
  • others:
    • In rhet.: Pertaining to, consisting in, or described as catachresis; applied in an improper signification. Wrested from right meaning or type; contrary to correct use; required; far-fetched.

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