Words Like CAESURA

We have put together a list of words that are similar to CAESURA.

6 Alternative Words Similar to caesura

1 Break Noun      Synonym Words Like Break
2 Intermission Noun      Synonym Words Like Intermission
3 Interruption Noun      Synonym Words Like Interruption
4 Pause Noun      Synonym Words Like Pause
5 Prosody Noun      Synonym Words Like Prosody
6 Suspension Noun      Synonym Words Like Suspension

1 examples of caesura

1 after an ominous caesura the preacher continued

10 definitions of caesura

1 A metrical break in a verse, occurring in the middle of a foot and commonly near the middle of the verse; a sense pause in the middle of a foot. Also, a long syllable on which the cæsural accent rests, or which is used as a foot.
2 a pause or interruption (as in a conversation).
3 a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
4 a pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
5 A pause in a line of verse dictated by sense or natural speech rhythm rather than by metrics.
6 A pause or interruption, as in conversation: After another weighty caesura the senator resumed speaking.
7 In Latin and Greek prosody, a break in a line caused by the ending of a word within a foot, especially when this coincides with a sense division.
8 Music A pause or breathing at a point of rhythmic division in a melody.
9 etc. See cesura, cesural, etc.
10 A pause or interruption in a poem, music, building or other work of art.
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