cacosyntheton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κακός (kakós, bad, ugly) + σύνθεσις (súnthesis, putting together)

Noun[edit]

cacosyntheton (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) The poor placement of words.

References[edit]

  • Cacosyntheton, from Silva Rhetoricae [1]