hy·​per·​ur·​ban·​ism ˌhī-pər-ˈər-bə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce hyperurbanism (audio)
: use of hypercorrect forms in language
also : such a form

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperurbanism was in 1925

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“Hyperurbanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperurbanism. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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