monosyllabism

monosyllabism

[mon-uh-sil-uh-biz-uhm]
noun
1.
monosyllabic character.
2.
the use of monosyllables.

Origin:
1795–1805; < Late Latin monosyllab(on) monosyllable + -ism

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monosyllable (ˈmɒnəˌsɪləbəl)
 
n
a word of one syllable, esp one used as a sentence
 
mono'syllabism
 
n

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