monosyllabism

[ mon-uh-sil-uh-biz-uh m ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm /

noun

monosyllabic character.
the use of monosyllables.

Nearby words

  1. monostrophe,
  2. monostrophic,
  3. monostylous,
  4. monosubstituted,
  5. monosyllabic,
  6. monosyllable,
  7. monosymmetric,
  8. monosymptomatic,
  9. monosynaptic,
  10. monotask

Origin of monosyllabism

1795–1805; < Late Latin monosyllab(on) monosyllable + -ism

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