Parallelism Definition

părə-lĕ-lĭzəm
parallelisms
noun
parallelisms
The state of being parallel.
Webster's New World
Close resemblance; similarity.
Webster's New World
The use of parallel structure in writing.
Webster's New World
The doctrine that to every mental change there corresponds a concomitant but causally unconnected physical alteration.
American Heritage
An instance of this.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Parallelism

Noun

Singular:
parallelism
Plural:
parallelisms

Origin of Parallelism

  • From parallel +"Ž -ism and from Late Latin parallelismus.

    From Wiktionary

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