Neologization

Ne`ol`o`gi`za´tion


n.1.The act or process of neologizing.
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He had, by the time of Monroe's first term, succeeded in popularizing his most hard-fought neologization, blurring the boundaries of meaning between two versions of one word: republican, which for a generation had described the simple dignity Revolutionary Americans prized in contrasting themselves with the vice-ridden effete of Europe, and Republican, the political party Jefferson long symbolized, which contrasted its liberal humanist values with those of privilege-seeking Federalists--in Jefferson's parlance, "Anglomen" and "monocrats.