Is there a term for "false synonymy"?
July 29, 2009 10:16 AM Subscribe
Is there a term for the fallacy of "false synonymy", where two different words are treated as if they mean the same thing? "False synonymy" sounds like a good term for it, but Google only turns up 135 hits.
posted by Dr. Send to Writing & Language (19 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite