wordbuilding

Definitions

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  • noun The construction of words from simpler units.

Etymologies

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From word +‎ building. Compare German Wortbildung ("word formation, morphology").

Examples

  • and the "society" isn't portrayed in enormous, loving, wordbuilding detail with lots of invented words, etc . . .

    January 2010

  • and the "society" isn't portrayed in enormous, loving, wordbuilding detail with lots of invented words, etc . . .

    I Live In A Different World

  • and the "society" isn't portrayed in enormous, loving, wordbuilding detail with lots of invented words, etc . . .

    I Live In A Different World

  • Sometimes, if a book has left enticing hints and clues about a piece of wordbuilding or history or whatever throughout the book, I’ll be so curious about the ‘whole story’ that I’ll eat up an infodump and ask for more.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » Writers on Writing: the Dreaded Data-Dump

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