neology

noun ne·ol·o·gy \nēˈäləjē\

Definition of neology

plural

-es

  1. 1a :  the use of a new word or expression or of an established word in a new or different sense :  the use of new expressions that are not sanctioned by conventional standard usage :  the introduction of such expressions into a language b :  neologism 1a

  2. 2 :  a new doctrine; especially :  a new method of theological interpretation

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Origin and Etymology of neology

French néologie, from né- ne- + -logie -logy


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