Palilogia


Palilogia: Repetition of the same word, with none between, for vehemence. Synonym for epizeuxis.

No! No! No!

Stop flushing the toilet!

Ten times should be enough, Mr President–especially since you had the water-saving upgrades removed from all the White House toilets on Obama’s birthday.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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