Acatalectic Definition

A complete metrical line - as opposed to a catalectic or truncated line.


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[adj] (verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot


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Misc. Definitions

\A*cat`a*lec"tic\, a. [L. acatalecticus, Gr. ?, not defective at the end; 'a priv. + ? to cease.] (Pros.) Not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse. -- n. A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.

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