Definition of peripeteias


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • peripeteias is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • peripeteias is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of peripeteias

  • a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances (especially in a literary work) (noun)

    Examples

    1. a peripeteia swiftly turns a routine sequence of events into a story worth telling

    Synonyms

    1. peripetia
    2. peripety

See definition of peripeteias in Merriam Webster