E*nu`mer*a"tion (?), n. [L. enumeratio: cf. F. 'enum'eration.]

1.

The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.

2.

A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.

Because almost every man we meet possesses these, we leave them out of our enumeration. Paley.

3. Rhet.

A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.

 

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