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paralipsis

[par-uh-lip-sis] /ˌpær əˈlɪp sɪs/
noun, plural paralipses
[par-uh-lip-seez] /ˌpær əˈlɪp siz/ (Show IPA).
Rhetoric
1.
the suggestion, by deliberately concise treatment of a topic, that much of significance is being omitted, as in “not to mention other faults.”.
Also called preterition.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Late Latin paralīpsis < Greek paráleipsis an omitting, equivalent to paraleíp(ein) to leave on one side (para- para-1 + leípein to leave) + -sis -sis
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British Dictionary definitions for paralipsis

paralipsis

/ˌpærəˈlɪpsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
1.
a rhetorical device in which an idea is emphasized by the pretence that it is too obvious to discuss, as in there are many drawbacks to your plan, not to mention the cost
Word Origin
C16: via Late Latin from Greek: neglect, from paraleipein to leave aside, from para-1 + leipein to leave
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Word Origin and History for paralipsis
n.

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" (see relinquish).

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