Sesquipedalism
Sesquipedalianism Ses`qui*pe*da"li*an*ism, Sesquipedalism Ses*quip"e*dal*ism, n. Sesquipedality. [1913 Webster]

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  • sesquipedalism — index bombast Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sesquipedalism — ses·quip·e·dal·ism …   English syllables

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  • Sesquipedalianism — Ses qui*pe*da li*an*ism, Sesquipedalism Ses*quip e*dal*ism, n. Sesquipedality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sesquipedality — Ses qui*pe*dal i*ty, n. 1. The quality or condition of being sesquipedal. Sterne. [1913 Webster] 2. The use of sesquipedalian words; style characterized by the use of long words; sesquipedalism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sesquipedalian — sesquipedality /ses kwi pi dal i tee/, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedalism /ses kwip i dl iz euhm, kwi peed l iz euhm/, n. /ses kwi pi day lee euhn, dayl yeuhn/, adj. Also, sesquipedal /ses kwip i dl/. 1. given to using long words. 2. (of a word)… …   Universalium

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