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1. linguistics

noun. ['lɪŋˈgwɪstɪks'] the scientific study of language.

Synonyms

  • structuralism
  • cognitive science
  • diachronic linguistics
  • computational linguistics
  • descriptive linguistics
  • prescriptive linguistics
  • dialect geography
  • diachrony
  • semantics
  • pragmatics
  • synchronic linguistics
  • sociolinguistics
  • etymology
  • historical linguistics
  • science
  • linguistic geography
  • scientific discipline
  • structural linguistics

Antonyms

  • prescriptive linguistics

Etymology

  • -ics (English)
  • linguist (English)

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2. linguistics

noun. ['lɪŋˈgwɪstɪks'] the humanistic study of language and literature.

Synonyms

  • humanities
  • lexicology
  • philology
  • liberal arts
  • humanistic discipline
  • arts

Antonyms

  • Romanticism
  • classicism

Etymology

  • -ics (English)
  • linguist (English)

3. diachronic

adjective. used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time.

Antonyms

  • future

Etymology

  • chronic (English)
  • dia- (English)
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