Definition of Hypermetric

1. Adjective. Having a redundant syllable. ¹



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Definition of Hypermetric

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypermetric

hypermenorrhoea
hypermetabolic
hypermetabolism
hypermetamorphic
hypermetamorphism
hypermetamorphosis
hypermeter
hypermeters
hypermethioninaemia
hypermethioninaemias
hypermethioninemia
hypermethioninemias
hypermethylated
hypermethylation
hypermetria
hypermetric (current term)
hypermetrical
hypermetrope
hypermetropia
hypermetropias
hypermetropic
hypermetropy
hypermiler
hypermilers
hypermiling
hypermilitarized
hypermnesia
hypermnesias
hypermnesic
hypermnestic

Literary usage of Hypermetric

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1. Atharva-veda Saṁhitā by William Dwight Whitney (1905)
"Our suspicions of hypermetric words as glosses are often confirmed by the downright absence of those words in the parallel texts. ..."

2. Atharva-Veda Samhita by William Dwight Whitney, Charles Rockwell Lanman (1905)
"Our suspicions of hypermetric words as glosses are often confirmed by the downright absence of those words in the parallel texts. ..."

3. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1907)
"As stated before, even padas are less often hypermetric than odd padas ; of the former there are thirteen (18f, 281, 29j, 291, 32f, 42h, 64h, 70h, 75b, 77f, ..."

4. A Manual of Our Mother Tongue by Henry Marmaduke Hewitt (1889)
"... cannot be used with hypermetric feet. (c) Triple Rhymes (which should not be confounded with rhyming triplets) are employed with perfect Dactyls, ..."

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