Optatio (op-ta’-ti-o): Expressing a wish, often ardently.
Child: Mommy! I wish I had an iPad–one of the new ones. Mommy, please buy me an iPad. Please Mommy! Please! Please! Please!
Child: I hate you. I wish you were dead.
Mother: You’re grounded.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetorica” (rhetoric.byu.edu)