Definition of enantiodromia in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌnan(t)ēəˈdrōmēə/


The tendency of things to change into their opposites, especially as a supposed governing principle of natural cycles and of psychological development.
Example sentences
  • This tendency Heraclitus called enantiodromia (lit. running counter to).


Early 20th century: from Greek, literally 'running in opposite ways'.

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Syllabification: en·an·ti·o·dro·mi·a

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