Peyorasi

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May 22, 2022

Peyoration is an element of language that gives the meaning of insulting, demeaning, and so on, which is used to express contempt or dislike of a speaker. Sometimes, a word is born as a pejorative word, but over time it is used as a non-pejorative word. In linguistics, this phenomenon is known as melioration, or amelioration, or semantic change.

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