Hypercatalectic vs Hypermeter - What's the difference?

hypercatalectic | hypermeter |


As an adjective hypercatalectic

is which has an extra syllable added to the last dipody (foot of a verse).

As a noun hypermeter is

a hypercatalectic line, ie with two syllabes beyond the metrum.

hypercatalectic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Which has an extra syllable added to the last dipody (foot of a verse).
  • Derived terms

    * hypercatalexis

    hypermeter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A hypercatalectic line, i.e. with two syllabes beyond the metrum.
  • A period with a redundant syllable.
  • Derived terms

    * hypermetric * hypermetrical