- Lacking one or more syllables, particularly in the ultimate foot. Utilized of verse.
- stated of a line with incomplete meter, lacking a syllable by the end or closing with an incomplete base.
- incomplete; partial; perhaps not affecting your whole of a substance
- Wanting a syllable at the conclusion, or terminating in an imperfect foot.
- partial; limited; perhaps not influencing your whole of a substance.
- (verse) metrically partial; particularly lacking one or more syllables when you look at the final metrical foot
- In prosody: Wanting part of the final base: as, a catalectic line or verse: in opposition to acatalectic.
- (prosody) a line of verse that does not have a syllable within the last metrical base
- Definition for "catalectic"
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