Marie of Romania (miss_daizy) wrote in 1word1day,
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refudiate v.

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neologism n.

a new word, usage, or expression;
a meaningless word coined by a psychotic

From French néologisme, from Greek neo- (new) + logos (word)

Usage:

As a young child, my daughter was a budding neologism fan. Among her gems was "clock o' morning", the hour at which one was supposed to wake up and not a minute before. I really wish this had caught on.
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