extemporization

noun

ex·​tem·​po·​ri·​za·​tion ik-ˌstem-pə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce extemporization (audio)
1
: the act of extemporizing : improvisation
2
: something extemporized

Examples of extemporization in a Sentence

a guitar extemporization

Word History

Etymology

extemporize + -ation

First Known Use

circa 1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of extemporization was circa 1860

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“Extemporization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extemporization. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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