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Hm.  Funny Word It Is ‘Catachrestically

Means ‘use of the wrong word for the context in which it is being used it does‘.

Also means ‘a forced and especially paradoxical figure of speech it does.

‘War is peace’ and ‘Slavery is freedom’ can be catachrestic they can.

Latin it is.

From the Greek ‘katachrēsismeaning ‘misuse‘ or ‘abuse‘, from ‘katachrēsthai‘ to ‘use up’, ‘misuse’ or ‘abuse‘, from kata- + chrēsthai to use it is.

Also has the word ‘cat’ in it it does. 🙂

There is none so blind as them that won’t listen there is. 🙂

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