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neologism in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishneologismne‧ol‧o‧gis‧m /niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm $ -ˈɑːl-/ noun [countable] formal  SLa new word or expression, or a word used with a new meaning syn coinage
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neologismThe novel displayed Rolfe's fondness for neologism, verbal sumptuousness, and quirky spelling in its best light.So the word is a relative neologism, and therefore lends itself easily to personal interpretations, for good or ill.