Periergy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Periergy (Rhet) A bombastic or labored style.
    • Periergy Excessive care or diligence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n periergy Excessive care or needles effort; specifically, in rhetoric, a labored or bombastic style.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , fr. overcareful; about, beyond + work