Noun(1) a newly invented word or phrase(2) the act of inventing a word or phrase
(1) ├ö├ç├┐I am not afraid of neologism ,├ö├ç├û wrote the fearless Professor Fowler.(2) Like Clark Coolidge, whose verve depends on malapropism, neologism , and ricochet, Roberts bounces back and forth within a multivalent vocabulary.(3) Substituting catachresis for neologism lends the good historian another way of thinking about linguistic terms extralinguistically and the means to treat terms in thought-as if thinking, too, were an unexplored, historical datum.(4) Justifying speciesism takes us back to square one, but with an ugly, misleading and tendentious neologism thrown in.(5) Their attempts to get around these logical points generally result in an orgy of neologism and grammatical originality that gives me eye-ache.(6) At the risk of coining a fourth type (writers are only allowed one neologism per article) we could say that the global economy (and its attendant pollution) is itself 4th nature.(7) No recondite phrase or pleasing neologism , it is a wordless summons like that made by the infant in distress.(8) Vauban never spared himself during the process, and was always on hand, muttering away in a Burgundian dialect littered with forceful neologisms .(9) It's tempting to neologize with the word ├ö├ç├┐blog├ö├ç├û that itself is a neologism.(10) The antonym to tight is not ├ö├ç├┐loose├ö├ç├û - logic has no place in the coinage of neologisms - but janky, also spelled and pronounced jinky or jainky.(11) So how did 20th century neologists go about creating new words?(12) Like many neologisms (new words), ├ö├ç├┐dis├ö├ç├û is formed by chopping the front off a longer word.(13) In 2001 Hebden perfected what neologists might term ├ö├ç├┐folktronica├ö├ç├û on Pause, a late summer's melange of delicate found-sound sonics and charmingly recontextualised acoustic melodies and beats.(14) But if you dress up the idea in a forbidding vocabulary, full of neologisms and recondite references to philosophy, then you may have a prescription for academic stardom.(15) Yet, many neologisms sneak in unnoticed and many exist for some time, only later to attract adverse attention.(16) Elevation is lent to his language by archaic and poetic words and an admixture of neologisms , while his extensive use of metaphor more closely resembles poetic than prose usage.
1. new word ::
2. new expression ::
3. new term ::
4. new phrase ::
5. coinage ::
6. made-up word ::
7. nonce word ::
Different Formsneologism, neologisms
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