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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Anticipating and answering objections in advance.

Usage examples (30)
  • Cognition therefore entails recollection and the ideas of things with which the mind thinks are therefore anticipations - Cudworth adopts the Stoic term prolepsis to...
  • It is from perception that we draw our general ideas by a kind of prolepsis (πρόληψις) an anticipation or laying hold by reason of that which is implied in sensation.
  • This is a prolepsis; for the battle was fought in 1640.
  • In the word Succoth, as Moses shortly afterwards shows, there is a prolepsis. for more
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