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Sunday Word: Anecdoche

a·nec·do·che [ān-ěk'dəkē]:
origin: [1720] Greek; anecdote= things unpublished + [1500's] Greek; synecdoche= a section that implies the whole

noun
When everyone is talking, but no one is listening, an act resembling a conversation, but not really accomplishing it; Talking at each other, but not to each other.
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