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1. dysphemism

noun. an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one.

Synonyms

  • bus
  • jalopy
  • expression
  • old man
  • heap
  • saying

Antonyms

  • add
  • walk
  • misconstruction
  • woman

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Example sentences of the word dysphemism


1. Noun, singular or mass
The end of this stanza uses an interesting rhetorical device called dysphemism, which is the opposite of euphemism.

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