Definition of metastrophe in English:

metastrophe

noun

rare
  • Radical or fundamental change or transformation.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Hamon L'Estrange (1605–1660), theologian and historian. From ancient Greek μεταστροϕή change from one thing to another from μετα- + στροϕή turning.

Pronunciation

metastrophe

/mɪˈtastrəfi/