One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
2Psychoanalysis. In Jungian theory: the third stage of a dream, in which the dream plot culminates in a decisive turning point or moment of crisis.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Aristotle's Art of Poetry. From post-classical Latin peripetia and its etymon ancient Greek περιπέτεια peripeteia; compare -y.
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