babelism

noun, sometimes capitalized
ba·​bel·​ism | \ -ˌlizəm \
plural -s

Definition of babelism

: a confusion of sound or sense

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First Known Use of babelism

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Babelism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babelism. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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