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Neologism

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  1. a word that, although devised relatively recently in a specific time period, has been accepted into a mainstream language

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 14, 2008
  2. The term "neologism" was coined in 1803

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  3. from Greek neo = "new" + logos = "word"

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  4. By definition, neologisms are "new", and as such are often directly attributable to a specific individual, publication, period, or event

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  5. In psychiatry, the term, neologism, is used to describe the use of words that only have meaning to the person who uses them, independent of their common meaning

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