Definition of Neologisms

1. Noun. (plural of neologism) ¹



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Definition of Neologisms

1. neologism [n] - See also: neologism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neologisms

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neolignans
neolith
neoliths
neolocal
neologian
neologians
neologic
neological
neologically
neologies
neologise
neologiser
neologisers
neologism
neologisms (current term)
neologist
neologistic
neologistical
neologists
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neologizations
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neologizers
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neology
neomembrane

Literary usage of Neologisms

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1. The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson, Thomas Bird Mosher (1911)
"His Latinisms, his neologisms, and his conceits are derivative: his gorgeous imagery is his own. ..."

2. The Literary Movement in France During the Nineteenth Century by Georges Pellissier (1897)
"This assertion clearly proves that the innovators rarely permitted neologisms. The poverty of Classical language was not so much due to the insufficiency of ..."

3. The King's English by Henry Watson Fowler, Francis George Fowler (1906)
"The rest of this chapter will be devoted to more special and definite points—malaprops, neologisms ..."

4. Manual of English Rhetoric by Andrew Dousa Hepburn (1875)
"The laws of style require that the words employed in composition shall be such as are in use. This rule prohibits obsolete words and neologisms. ..."

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