Word of the day

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neologism (noun) – 1. A new word, expression, or usage.
2. The creation or use of new words or senses.
3. (Psychology) (a). The invention of new words regarded as a symptom of certain psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia.
(b). A word so invented.
4. (Theology) A new doctrine or a new interpretation of scripture.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Practice of innovation in language,” 1772 (in a translation from French), from French nĂ©ologisme, from neo- + Greek logos “word” + -ism. Meaning “new word or expression” is from 1803. Neological is attested from 1754.


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