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ne·ol·o·gism

 (nē-ŏl′ə-jĭz′əm, nē′ō-lō′-)
n.
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.

ne·ol′o·gist n.
ne·ol′o·gis′tic, ne·ol′o·gis′ti·cal adj.
Usage Note: The traditional pronunciation of neologism is accented on the second syllable (nē-ŏl′ə-jĭz′əm). In our 2015 survey, this is the pronunciation preferred by 72 percent of the Usage Panel. A newer variant pronunciation accented on the third syllable (nē′ō-lō′jĭz′əm) is preferred by 28 percent of the Panel; however, only half of the Panel finds it acceptable.

neologism

(nɪˈɒləˌdʒɪzəm) or

neology

n, pl -gisms or -gies
1. (Linguistics) a newly coined word, or a phrase or familiar word used in a new sense
2. (Linguistics) the practice of using or introducing neologisms
3. rare a tendency towards adopting new views, esp rationalist views, in matters of religion
[C18: via French from neo- + -logism, from Greek logos word, saying]
neˈologist n
neˌoloˈgistic, neˌoloˈgistical, neological adj
neˌoloˈgistically, ˌneoˈlogically adv

ne•ol•o•gism

(niˈɒl əˌdʒɪz əm)

n.
1. a new word or phrase or an existing word used in a new sense.
2. the introduction or use of new words or new senses of existing words.
3. a word invented and understood only by the speaker, occurring most often in the speech of schizophrenics.
[1790–1800; < French néologisme]
ne•ol′o•gist, n.
ne•ol`o•gis′tic, adj.
ne•ol′o•gize`, v.i. -gized, -giz•ing.

neologism, neology

1. a new word, usage, or phrase.
2. the coining or introduction of new words or new senses for established words. See also theology. — neologian, neologist, n. — neologistic, neologistical, adj.
See also: Language
neology.
See also: Theology

neologism

1. A word or expression that is newly created.
2. A newly coined word or expression.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neologism - a newly invented word or phrase
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
portmanteau, portmanteau word, blend - a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
2.neologism - the act of inventing a word or phrase
invention - the act of inventing

neologism

noun new word, buzz word (informal), coinage, new phrase, vogue word, nonce word The newspaper used the neologism 'dinks', Double Income No Kids
Translations
novotvar
NeologismusWortneuschöpfung
uudismuodoste
neologizamnovotvorenica
neologizmusszóújítás
neologismus

neologism

[nɪˈɒlədʒɪzəm] Nneologismo m

neologism

[niˈɒlədʒɪzəm] nnéologisme m

neologism

n (Ling) → (Wort)neubildung f, → Neologismus m

neologism

[nɪˈɒləˌdʒɪzəm] nneologismo

ne·ol·o·gism

n. neologismo.
1. vocablos a los cuales el paciente mental atribuye nuevos significados no relacionados con el verdadero;
2. vocablo al cual se le atribuye un giro nuevo.
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