Most Recent Neologism:
fear of terror (terrorism,terrorists)
from the Greek
How many definitions can one word have? Do you have
a definition to contribute? What we have so far is a fascinating read.
Looking for a few good words
¶Neologisms are invented words. We
are particularly interested in invented words which represent concepts
or objects that didn't previously exist.
¶This is a chance for artists to alter the future history of culture by
"breaking the code" & making a parallel history.
¶Also: What is the longest invented word? The most difficult pronunciation?
The word with the most definitions? Etcetra...
¶The widest range of subject matter, spellings, meaning & pronunciation
is sought. We especially welcome prolific word inventors to submit whole
vocabularies. Obscure & archaic words are accepted as long as they aren't
¶Include correct spelling, phonetic pronunciation, definition, origin,
creator, date & even circumstances of the creation, if applicable.
¶Non-English word-makers should provide English translation of material,
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