[ ka-kol-uh-jee, kuh- ]
/ kæˈkɒl ə dʒi, kə- /
defectively produced speech; socially unacceptable diction.
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Words nearby cacology
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British Dictionary definitions for cacology
/ (kəˈkɒlədʒɪ) /
a bad choice of words; faulty speech
Word Origin for cacology
C17 (in the sense: ill report): from Greek kakologia
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