Tapinosis meaning

(rhetoric) A figure of speech whereby something is given less importance by the name given it than it merits.
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Origin of tapinosis

  • From Latin tăpīnōsis (“depreciation”), from Ancient Greek τᾰπείνωσις (tapeinosis, “lowering”), from ταπείνωσις (tapeinos, “low”)

    From Wiktionary