06605396-n 'an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one';
Arabic سُوء التَّعْبِير , فُحْش التَّعْبِير
Catalan disfemisme
Greek επίκριση , δυσφημισμός
English dysphemism ( )
Finnish dysfemismi , alkuperäistä karkeampi kiertoilmaus
French dysphémisme
Galician disfemismo
Croatian disfemizam , kakofemizam
Dutch dysfemisme
Portuguese disfemismo
Slovak dysfemizmus
Spanish disfemismo
Definitions
Japanese
無礼でない表現に代わる不快で批難の表現 ―
Greek
σχήμα λόγου κατά το οποίο χρησιμοποιείται λέξη με αρνητική σημασία στη θέση λέξης με θετική σημασία
English
an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one ― his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter
Relations
Hyponym: bus old_man
Hypernym: saying
Antonym: euphemism
Semantic Field: communicationn
External Links

SUMO: ⊂ LinguisticExpression

TempoWN: (Past: 0.000; Present: 0.000; Future: 0.196)

SentiWN: (+0.00 -0.50) MLSentiCon: (+0.38 -0.62)


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