Definition of Caconymy

1. the state of having an erroneous name [n -MIES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Caconymy

cacographies
cacography
cacolet
cacolets
cacology
cacomistle
cacomistles
cacomixl
cacomixle
cacomixles
cacomixls
caconym
caconymies
caconyms
caconymy (current term)
cacoon
cacoons
cacophemism
cacophemisms
cacophobia
cacophonic
cacophonies
cacophonophilia
cacophonous
cacophonously
cacophony
cacoplastic
cacosmia
cacosyntheton

Literary usage of Caconymy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1885)
"... while caconymy summarizes the attributes enumerated in the second. That this system is practicable and "labor-saving" may be inferred from its prompt ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"... while caconymy summarizes the attributes enumerated in the second. That this system is practicable and "labor-saving" ..."

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