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Origin of solecism
OTHER WORDS FROM solecismsol·e·cist, nounsol·e·cis·tic, sol·e·cis·ti·cal, adjectivesol·e·cis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH solecismsolecism , solipsism.
Words nearby solecism
Example sentences from the Web for solecism
Do not even consider committing the solecism of serving it with parmigiano.
Hence this adaptation is less a solecism than that of the bell for the hyacinth.
His trust was warranted, until Landor detected the solecism.Milton|Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
It would be a solecism in language to say that any portion of these is not included in the whole.
British Dictionary definitions for solecism
- the nonstandard use of a grammatical construction
- any mistake, incongruity, or absurdity