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Found 3 items, similar to solecism. English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: solecism kesalahan tatabahasa English → English (WordNet) Definition: solecism solecism n : a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe, slip, gaucherie] English → English (gcide) Definition: Solecism Solecism \Sol"e*cism\, n.[F. sol['e]cisme, L. soloecismus, Gr. soloikismo`s, fr. soloiki`zein to speak or write incorrectly, fr. so`loikos speaking incorrectly, from the corruption of the Attic dialect among the Athenian colonists of So`loi in Cilicia.] 1. An impropriety or incongruity of language in the combination of words or parts of a sentence; esp., deviation from the idiom of a language or from the rules of syntax. [1913 Webster] A barbarism may be in one word; a solecism must be of more. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Any inconsistency, unfitness, absurdity, or impropriety, as in deeds or manners. [1913 Webster] C[ae]sar, by dismissing his guards and retaining his power, committed a dangerous solecism in politics. --C. Middleton. [1913 Webster] The idea of having committed the slightest solecism in politeness was agony to him. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Syn: Barbarism; impropriety; absurdity. [1913 Webster]

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