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What does "Solecism" mean?

Definition

(n.) 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 (n.) Any inconsistency, unfitness, absurdity, or impropriety, as in deeds or manners


Synonyms faux pas, slip, gaffe, gaucherie


Word Family solecisms, solecistic