Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 11 14:01:53 UTC 2001

At 4:51 PM +0100 9/6/01, Lynne Murphy wrote:
>Not a dialect question, but a word history question.  Hope you don't mind!
>I'm looking for earlier use of the word 'enantiosemy', which is a fancy way
>of referring to "words that are their own opposites" (or the state of being
>a word with incompatible meanings) (aka Janus words, auto-antonyms,
>contronyms, antagonyms...).

...and antilogies, my favorite.  (Sorry, nothing to offer on "enantiosemy".)


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