disyllabism

or dis·syl·la·bism

[ dahy-sil-uh-biz-uh m, di- or dih-sil-uh-biz-uh m, dis-sil-, dahy-sil- ]
/ daɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪ- or dɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪsˈsɪl-, daɪˈsɪl- /

noun

the state of being disyllabic.

Nearby words

  1. disuse,
  2. disused,
  3. disutility,
  4. disvalue,
  5. disyllabic,
  6. disyllabize,
  7. disyllable,
  8. disyoke,
  9. dit,
  10. dita

Origin of disyllabism

First recorded in 1880–85; di-1 + syllabism

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