Language terms

neologism
(n)
nee-O-lǝ-jis-ǝm
Meaning

new word or phrase

1st Sample Sentence

Facebook has spawned the depressing neologism "to unfriend".

Root

neos (new)#logos (word) (Greek)

Mnemonics

'neo' means 'new' and 'logos' means 'word'; so 'neologism' means inventing new word.

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