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synonyms for neologism

  • coinage
  • neology
  • slang
  • buzz word
  • new phrase
  • synthetic word
  • vogue word

antonyms for neologism

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  • time-worn
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This neologism challenge is more restrictive than our Spelling Bee contest, whose results run today, since you can’t use a single “tile” more than once.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1428: RETURN OF THE SEVENPAT MYERSMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many neologisms are portmanteaux, terms that combine two existing words.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1422: UDON WANT TO MISS THESE NEOLOGISMSPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Raniere made a big deal about patenting it, and spun wonky neologisms that obscured rather than explained what he was doing.
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Rossetti's "Yester-year" moreover, is an absurd and affected neologism; "Antan" is an excellent and living French word.
AVRILH. BELLOC
In this one ordinary speech seemed to have been insufficient to describe the blotch, and he had to resort to a neologism.
STUDIES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRYBERNARD GLUECK
But it observed a very high standard of classical English, a little intolerant of neologism, but not stiff nor jejune.
A HISTORY OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE (1780-1895)GEORGE SAINTSBURY
The locution of which we have made use—passed to the state of—has been condemned as a neologism by M. Royer Collard.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
But if dictionaries are to be the arbiters of language, in which of them shall we find neologism?
MEMOIR, CORRESPONDENCE, AND MISCELLANIES, FROM THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
The latter (the word administration used as a verb) is the only instance of neologism I ever observed in Mr. Madison.
INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN AND COURSE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN THE UNITED STATESMARTIN VAN BUREN
This Bohemian vocabulary is the hell of rhetoric and the paradise of neologism.
BOHEMIANS OF THE LATIN QUARTERHENRY MURGER
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