noun (singular paralipomenon /-ˈpäməˌnän/)formal
1Things omitted from a work and added as a supplement.
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- The Parerga (Volume 1) are six long essays; the Paralipomena (Volume 2) are shorter writings arranged under thirty-one different subject-headings.
- In occasional political comments in his Parerga and Paralipomena and Manuscript Remains, Schopenhauer described himself as a proponent of limited government.
late Middle English: via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek paraleipomena, from paraleipein 'omit', from para- 'to one side' + leipein 'to leave'.
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