Viewing topic: Elevation

See sub-topics for Elevation ... >> Linguistics >> Historical Linguistics >> Elevation

Highest Rated Sign

No video has been submitted for this term

Nobody has posted a sign yet.

Elevation

  • Definition: Semantic change by which words take on a grander or more positive connotation over time.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

  • There are no comments for this topic.