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enantiosis

[ih-nan-tee-oh-sis] /ɪˌnæn tiˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural enantioses
[ih-nan-tee-oh-seez] /ɪˌnæn tiˈoʊ siz/ (Show IPA).
Rhetoric
1.
a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said; irony.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Greek enantíōsis. See enantio-, -osis
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