noun, plural paralipses [par-uh-lip-seez]. Rhetoric.
1. the suggestion, by deliberately concise treatment of a topic, that much of significance is being omitted, as in “not to mention other faults.”.
Also, paraleipsis, paralepsis.
Also called preterition.
Origin: 1580-90; < Late Latin paralīpsis < Greek paráleipsis an omitting, equivalent to paraleíp(ein) to leave on one side (para- para- + leípein to leave) + -sis -sis
Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.