Solecism

in a Sentence

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Definition of Solecism

something that isn’t seen as normal or appropriate; a deviation from the norm

Examples of Solecism in a sentence

According to the fashion critic, the actress committed a major solecism when she wore white after Labor Day.

The soldier executed a solecism of protocol when he neglected to salute his commanding officer.

When the quarterback committed a large solecism, he cost his team the game.

The judge reprimanded the lawyer who exhibited a solecism in court protocols.

At the finishing school, I learned how to avoid making a major solecism during social events.

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