METONYMY

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is a disturbance during which imprecise and/or (sometimes both) inappropriate words and phrases replace either other.

METONYMY: "Disturbances or imprecise formations of words and sentences are otherwise known as metonymy."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "METONYMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metonymy/ (accessed November 30, 2021).

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