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enantiodromia

Syllabification: en·an·ti·o·dro·mi·a
Pronunciation: /əˌnan(t)ēəˈdrōmēə
 
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Definition of enantiodromia in English:

noun

rare
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).

Origin

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

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