Examples of conflation in a Sentence
the word “robustious” is probably a conflation of “robust” and “boisterous”
Recent Examples of conflation from the Web
One of the more insidious effects of this is the conflation of success and merit.
Black Panther was made more badass (read: revolutionary) for letting the conflation stand.
And so must the rhetorical conflation of Trump and Bannon.
First is the conflation of child molestation and homosexuality, which are not related.
Some on social media were infuriated by Spacey's conflation of the incident and his coming out as gay.
From the beginning there has been a conflation of Dunham and her alter ego, the monstrous, hilarious Hannah Horvath.
This kind of sloppy conflation of adjacent ideological categories is more typically found on the right.
Courtesy of Joel Reynolds The ableist conflation of disability with disease and suffering is age-old.
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First Known Use of conflation
absorption, blending, coalescence, coalition, commingling, commixture, homogenization, immingling, immixture, incorporation, integration, interfusion, intermingling, mergence, merger, merging, mingling;
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