METONYMIC DISTORTION

results in verbal expressions being substituted in the place of phrases which, if left in place, ensure a meaningful sentence.

METONYMIC DISTORTION: "In cases where words and phrases are substituted incorrectly, metonymic distortion may be the culprit."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "METONYMIC DISTORTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metonymic-distortion/ (accessed November 26, 2020).
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