cacophemism


cacophemism

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  • cacophemism — The use of a more expressive, more distasteful word in place of another. It would be the opposite of euphemism. Eu in greek means well or good; kakos means bad or evil. The use of the word corpse instead of the deceased is a good example …   Dictionary of american slang

  • cacophemism — The use of a more expressive, more distasteful word in place of another. It would be the opposite of euphemism. Eu in greek means well or good; kakos means bad or evil. The use of the word corpse instead of the deceased is a good example …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Dysphemism — In language, dysphemisma, malphemismb, and cacophemismc refer to the usage of an intentionally harsh, rather than polite, word or expression; roughly the opposite of euphemism. [1] Referring to the paper version of an online magazine as the dead… …   Wikipedia

  • Euphemism — A euphemism is a substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression in place of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant to the listener, [ [http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/Euphemism Euphemism] Webster s Online… …   Wikipedia

  • Loaded language — is that attempts to influence the listener or reader by appealing to emotion rather than logic. Types of loaded language include loaded words and loaded questions .Loaded words Loaded words are words or phrases which have strong emotional… …   Wikipedia

  • ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION — ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, literal translation of the Greek Βδέλυγμα ὲρημηώσεωϚ (I Macc. 1:54). This in turn, evidently goes back to a Hebrew or Aramaic expression similar to shiqquẓ shomen ( desolate, i.e., horrified – for horrifying –… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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