• Definition for "hypercatalectic"
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hypercatalectic definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an extra syllable or syllables after a metrically full distinct verse or perhaps in a metrical base.
    • which includes a supplementary syllable added to the last dipody (foot of a verse).
    • Having a syllable or two beyond measure.
    • (verse) having an extra syllable or syllables at the conclusion of a metrically total verse or perhaps in a metrical base
  • others:
    • In prosody, having yet another syllable or half-foot (thesis or arsis) after the last full dipody: since, a hypercatalectic colon or verse.
  • noun:
    • (prosody) a line of poetry having an additional syllable or syllables after the last metrical foot
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