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OTHER WORDS FROM neologismne·ol·o·gist, nounne·ol·o·gis·tic, ne·ol·o·gis·ti·cal, adjective
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This neologism challenge is more restrictive than our Spelling Bee contest, whose results run today, since you can’t use a single “tile” more than once.Style Conversational Week 1428: Return of the Seven|Pat Myers|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Many neologisms are portmanteaux, terms that combine two existing words.Style Conversational Week 1422: Udon want to miss these neologisms|Pat Myers|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Raniere made a big deal about patenting it, and spun wonky neologisms that obscured rather than explained what he was doing.HBO’s new sex cult doc has big lessons for investors|dzanemorris|September 2, 2020|Fortune
It inspired endless debate, countless think pieces, and a neologism that instantly penetrated mainstream culture.
In the blink of an eye a neologism was formed, half Turkish, half English.Smiling Under a Cloud of Tear Gas: Elif Shafak on Istanbul’s Streets|Elif Shafak|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Witness the ridiculous neologism “Jew-washing”—the latest, Jewiest entry in the “No True Scotsman” competition.
Captology is a neologism coined by BJ Fogg, director of the very Soviet-sounding Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab.Facebook’s Organ-Donor Option Sounds Good, but Should We Be Paranoid About Privacy?|Kent Sepkowitz|May 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The label stuck, and a search for “santorum” delivers the neologism first.
Rossetti's "Yester-year" moreover, is an absurd and affected neologism; "Antan" is an excellent and living French word.Avril|H. Belloc
In this one ordinary speech seemed to have been insufficient to describe the blotch, and he had to resort to a neologism.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
But it observed a very high standard of classical English, a little intolerant of neologism, but not stiff nor jejune.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)|George Saintsbury
The locution of which we have made use—passed to the state of—has been condemned as a neologism by M. Royer Collard.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
But if dictionaries are to be the arbiters of language, in which of them shall we find neologism?