A figure of speech in which the natural or rational order of its terms is reversed, as in bred and born instead of born and bred.
The logical fallacy of assuming as true and using as a premise a proposition that is yet to be proved.
A figure of speech in which the logical order of ideas is reversed (Ex.: “I die, I faint, I fail”)
Origin of hysteron-proteron
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek