cacology

cacology

(kəˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a bad choice of words; faulty speech
[C17 (in the sense: ill report): from Greek kakologia]
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cacology

1. a defectively produced speech.
2. socially unacceptable enunciation.
3. nonconformist pronunciation.
See also: Pronunciation, Speech
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