Etymology
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paralipsis (n.)

"pretended or suggested omission for rhetorical effect," 1580s, from Greek paraleipsis "passing by omission," from paraleipein "to leave on one side, pass over, leave untold," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + leipein "to leave" (from PIE root *leikw- "to leave"). As in passages that open with "not to mention," "to say nothing of," etc.

updated on January 12, 2020

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Definitions of paralipsis from WordNet

paralipsis (n.)
suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted;
Synonyms: paralepsis / paraleipsis / preterition
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