W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
SyncretismSING-krə-TIZ-əmPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, early 17th century
1The amalgamation or attempted amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought.2(Linguistics) The merging of different inflectional varieties of a word during the development of a language.
 
Examples of Syncretism in a sentence “The food festival was the perfect opportunity for syncretism of Martha’s Jamaican and French heritages.” “The lexicographer’s paper explored the syncretism of the English language in different countries.”