Acatalectic Definition

ā-kătl-ĕktĭk
adjective
Having the full number of syllables, esp. in the last foot.
Webster's New World
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noun
An acatalectic line of verse.
Webster's New World
(poetry, prosody) A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.
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Other Word Forms of Acatalectic

Noun

Singular:
acatalectic
Plural:
acatalectics

Origin of Acatalectic

  • Late Latin acatalēcticus from Greek akatalēktikos a- not a–1 katalēktikos incomplete catalectic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Late Latin acatalēcticus, from Ancient Greek ακατάληκτος (akatalēktos, “leaving off”)

    From Wiktionary

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