Ennoia

What Is Ennoia?

Ennoia (etymologically from Greek, literally, “a thought in the mind”), is a figure which consists by the deliberate act of withholding information that nevertheless hints at what is meant. Ennoia is said to be a relative of SkotisonOpens in new window and CircumlocutioOpens in new window.

Further Readings:
Silver Rhetoricae: EnnoiaOpens in new window