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disyllabism

[ dahy-sil-uh-biz-uhm, dih- ]
/ daɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪ- /
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noun
the state of being disyllabic.
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Also dis·syl·la·bism [dih-sil-uh-biz-uhm, dis-sil-, dahy-sil-] /dɪˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm, dɪsˈsɪl-, daɪˈsɪl-/ .

Origin of disyllabism

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

Words nearby disyllabism

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