anaclitic depression n.
The impairment of an infant’s physical, social, and intellectual development following separation from its mother or primary caregiver.
a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as It makes me so—I just get angry. an instance of anacoluthia. Historical Examples anacoluthon, a want of grammatical and logical sequence in the structure of a sentence. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various The anacoluthon in Mk iv, 31, is avoided by Matthew […]
lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, especially in a sentence. noun (rhetoric) lack of grammatical sequence, esp within a single sentence
a South American boa, Eunectes murinus, that often grows to a length of more than 25 feet (7.6 meters). any large boa. Cards. a variety of poker in which each player is dealt seven cards, discards two, and turns up one of the remaining five before each betting round. a city in SW Montana. Contemporary […]
a section of the District of Columbia, in the SE part. Contemporary Examples So Obama wades back into the inequality debate today with a speech in Anacostia. Obama and Inequality (and Clinton): A Long-Term Project Michael Tomasky December 3, 2013 “A lot of members on the council speak about assisting various areas like Anacostia but […]