Cacozelia definitions

(rhetoric) A stylistic affectation of diction, such as throwing in foreign words to appear learned.
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(rhetoric) Bad taste in words or selection of metaphor, either to make the facts appear worse or to disgust the auditors.
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Origin of cacozelia

From Latin cacozēlia (“a bad, faulty, awkward imitation”), from Ancient Greek κᾰκοζηλία (kakozelia, “unhappy imitation", "affectation”).