from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To coin or use neologisms.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To introduce or use new terms, or new senses of old words.
- To introduce or adopt rationalistic views in theology; introduce or adopt new theological doctrines.
- Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To introduce or use new words or terms or new uses of old words.
- intransitive verb To introduce innovations in doctrine, esp. in theological doctrine.
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- verb intransitive To
coina new word.
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Back-formation from neologism.
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We the Sexxi team are trying to fix what I guess you could neologize as the "lonely atoms" problem.
And give the word neologism to our language, as a root, and it should give us its fellow substantives, neology, neologist, neologization; its adjectives, neologous, neological, neologistical; its verb, neologize; and adverb neologically.
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 4
In the meanwhile, necessity obliges us to neologize.
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