catastasis definition

  • noun:
    • The intensified area of the action right preceding the disaster in classical tragedy.
    • The orgasm of a drama.
    • In classical crisis, the third and penultimate section, by which activity is increased for the catastrophe.
    • That part of a speech, often the exordium, in which the orator sets forth the niche matter become discussed.
    • hawaii, or problem of everything; constitution; practice of human anatomy.
    • In rhetoric, that the main exordium when the presenter seeks to dispose their hearers to a view of this instance favorable to his own side, specifically by detatching from their particular minds what might prejudice all of them against it.
    • That the main Greek crisis in which the action, initiated into the epitasis, is suffered, continued, and ready for the catastrophe.
    • In medication, constitution, state, or problem.

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