litotes - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "litotes" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

litotes / литота
[laɪˈtəʊ.tiːz]
[-ˈoʊ.t̬iːz]
Перевод
имя существительное
литота
litotes
Определения
имя существительное
ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of its contrary (e.g., you won't be sorry , meaning you'll be glad ).
Yet this definition fails to explain instances of litotes , or understatement, which is often classified as a kind of irony.
Примеры
But, if we follow Schwarzbach, Dickens's description of the street mire in Holborn is, if anything, understated - ‘mud’ is not hyperbole, but litotes .
First one must register his anti-Idealism, his antipathy toward the idea becoming metonymical litotes for such.
Yet this definition fails to explain instances of litotes , or understatement, which is often classified as a kind of irony.
The manager, a man adept in the use of litotes , said: ‘It wasn't the best game of pure football in the world.‘
Next thing you know, they'll be using dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody, litotes and… satire.