fancification

noun

fan·​ci·​fi·​ca·​tion
ˌfan(t)səfə̇ˈkāshən,
ˌfaan-,
ˌfain-
plural -s
: the art or an instance of making fanciful especially by ornate elaboration
a stilted fancification of language

Word History

Etymology

from fancify, after such pairs as English gratify: gratification

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“Fancification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancification. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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