heterophemy definition

  • noun:
    • the utilization of one word or phrase when another is meant
    • The involuntary stating, in address or in writing, of the what type cannot intend to say; -- regularly the reverse associated with idea which will be give consciousness.
    • the word of 1 thing when another is meant; especially, a disordered or morbid emotional problem which leads on saying or writing of one thing when another is intended; real incapacity to express your tips in language conveying a correct impression. When heterophemy becomes a pronounced illness its referred to as aphasia. Additionally heterophemism.

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