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    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20

  صيغة بلاغية يعبر عن الموجب بضده المنفي From automatic translation

 Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20

  litotes From automatic translation

 Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

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    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20     •     Categories: Rhetorical techniques, Figures of speech

  litotes   · meiosis   · Trope of litotes · Liotes · Litote

Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

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Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet 2020
In rhetoric, litotes is a figure of speech and form of verbal irony in which understatement is used to emphasize a point by stating a negative to further affirm a positive, often incorporating double negatives for effect. Wikipedia
In rhetoric, meiosis is a euphemistic figure of speech that intentionally understates something or implies that it is lesser in significance or size than it really is. Wikipedia
Euphemistic figure of speech Wikidata
Rhetoric: stating a point by denying its opposite. Wiktionary (translation)
An ironic figure of speech whereby something is stated by denying its opposite, particularly the negation of a negative quality to say something positive. Wiktionary
A figure of speech whereby something is made to seem smaller or less important than it actually is; understatement. Wiktionary

Saying `I was not a little upset' when you mean `I was very upset' is an example of litotes WordNet

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Saying `I was not a little upset' when you mean `I was very upset' is an example of litotes WordNet 2020

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20     •     Categories: Rhétorique, Figure de style

  litote · méiose (figure de style) · understatement

La litote est une figure de rhétorique et d'atténuation qui consiste à dire moins pour laisser entendre davantage. Wikipedia

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La méiose, du grec meiōsis est une figure rhétorique euphémisante consistant à rapetisser l'importance d'une réalité qui est grande ou importante. Wikipedia

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20     •     Categories: Rhetorischer Begriff

  Litotes

Die Litotes ist die Stilfigur der doppelten Verneinung oder der Verneinung des Gegenteils. Wikipedia

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  λιτότητα

 Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20

  litotes From automatic translation

 Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20

  लीटोटा From automatic translation

 Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) WordNet

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20     •     Categories: Figure di significato

  litote

Figura retorica consistente nell'esporre un concetto negando il suo contrario ItalWordNet

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La litòte è una figura retorica che consiste nel dare un giudizio o fare un'affermazione adoperando la negazione di un'espressione di senso contrario. Wikipedia
Figura retorica che dà un giudizio negando un'espressione di senso contrario Wikidata

    •     bn:00051568n     •     NOUN     •     Concept    •     Updated on 2020/12/20     •     Categories: 修辞技法

  抑言法 · 緩叙法 · Meiosis

修辞的効果の控えめな表現(特に相反するものを否定することによって肯定を表現するとき) Japanese WordNet

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緩叙法(かんじょほう、羅:Litotes、希:λιτότης)とは、修辞技法の1つ。 Wikipedia
抑言法(よくげんほう、Meiosis)とは、意図的に何かを控えめに言う、または実際より重要性または規模を小さくほのめかす修辞技法のこと。 Wikipedia

あなたが『私は非常に動揺していた』ことが緩叙法の例であると言っているとき『私は、少し動揺しいた』と言うこと Japanese WordNet

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  Литота · лито́та · Мейозис · Антенантиозис

Литóта, лито́тес Wikipedia

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  atenuación · litote · lítotes · lítote · meiosis

La atenuación,[1]​ también denominada litotes, lítotes [2]​ o litote,[3]​ y con menos frecuencia extenuación,[4]​ es una figura retórica, relacionada con la ironía y el eufemismo, mediante la cual se afirma algo, disminuyendo o negando lo contrario de lo que se quiere afirmar o decir: "No poco" = Mucho. Wikipedia


 

Translations

صيغة بلاغية يعبر عن الموجب بضده المنفي
litotes
litotes, meiosis, Trope of litotes, Liotes, Litote, Not bad, Not unlike, Tapinosis
litote, méiose, understatement
litotes
λιτότητα, σχήμα λιτότητας
litotes
लीटोटा
litote
抑言法, 緩叙法, meiosis, litotes, 減数分裂
литота, лито́та, мейозис, антенантиозис
atenuación, litote, lítotes, lítote, meiosis, litotes, atenuacion

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WordNet senses

WordNet 2020 senses

ItalWordNet senses

litote

MultiWordNet senses

litote

Japanese WordNet senses

減数分裂

Multilingual Central Repository senses

atenuación, litote, lítote, meiosis

WOLF senses

litote, méiose

Translations from Wikipedia sentences

صيغة بلاغية يعبر عن الموجب بضده المنفي
litote
litotes
λιτότητα
litotes
लीटोटा
litote
литота
litotes

Translations from SemCor sentences or monosemous words

صيغة بلاغية يعبر عن الموجب بضده المنفي
litotes
litote
litotes
σχήμα λιτότητας
litotes
लीटोटा
litote
litotes
литота
litotes
2 sources | 2 senses
1 source | 1 sense
6 sources | 18 senses
8 sources | 11 senses
5 sources | 5 senses
3 sources | 3 senses
2 sources | 2 senses
2 sources | 2 senses
7 sources | 7 senses
6 sources | 8 senses
6 sources | 8 senses
8 sources | 20 senses

Compounds

BabelNet

meiosis 1, meiosis II

Other forms

BabelNet

litoti

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