Definition of enantiodromia in English:

enantiodromia

noun

mass nounrare
  • The tendency of things to change into their opposites, especially as a supposed governing principle of natural cycles and of psychological development.

    ‘the remorseless enantiodromia between good luck and bad’
    • ‘This tendency Heraclitus called enantiodromia (lit. running counter to).’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Greek, literally ‘running in opposite ways’.

Pronunciation

enantiodromia

/ɪˌnantɪə(ʊ)ˈdrəʊmɪə//ɛˌnantɪə(ʊ)ˈdrəʊmɪə/