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Is there a term for a word whose form demonstrates the opposite of its meaning?
Posted May 10, 2009 18:30 UTC (Sun) by oak (guest, #2786)
Posted May 11, 2009 7:25 UTC (Mon) by gek (subscriber, #18143)
An adjective is heterological if and only if it does not describe itself. Hence "long" is a heterological word, as are "abbreviated" and "monosyllabic."
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