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solecism

sol·e·cism

solecism

 
 
pronunciation:
sa l sih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a gross violation of convention in grammar, etiquette, or the like; impropriety.
Some believe ending a sentence with a preposition is a solecism that only the uneducated would commit.
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derivation: solecistic (adj.)