Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Peripeteiaper-ə-pə-TEE-yəPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, late 16th century
1A sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstances, especially in reference to fictional narrative.
 
Examples of Peripeteia in a sentence “The Prince and the Pauper is a classic tale of peripeteia.” “The audience was relieved to find that Charles’ peripeteia did not result in the loss of his family fortune.”