Solecism

Refers to something inconsistent with the normal or accepted order. A nonstandard or ungrammatical usage of language

Created On: Mar 26, 2013 14:12 IST
Modified On: Apr 17, 2013 10:28 IST

Solecism : Noun

Pronunciation: SOL-uh’-siz-uh’ m, SOH-luh’

Difficulty Level: High

Meaning: refers to something inconsistent with the normal or accepted order. A nonstandard or ungrammatical usage of language

Usage/Example

1. Committing a solecism during a job interview could prove costly.

2. A solecism of initial blunder may generate legal heat and forensic spiral from court to court.

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