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Definition of "prosopopoeia" []

  • Personifying a person or object when communicating to an audience. (noun)
  • Personification of an abstraction. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prosopopoeia" in a sentence
  • "The prosopopoeia which is adopted by Plato in the Protagoras and other dialogues is repeated until we grow weary of it."
  • "The Old and New Testament, which by a 'prosopopoeia' are here called the 'two witnesses.'"
  • "Honest Pantagruel, not understanding the mystery, asked him, by way of interrogatory, what he did intend to personate in that new-fangled prosopopoeia."