Latin definition for: abusio, abusionis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. catachresis, loose/improper use of a word/term/metaphor
  2. use of wrong synonym
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Literature, Schools
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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