A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
SUMPSIMUS
[noun]
1. adherence to or persistence in using a strictly correct term, holding to a precise practice, etc., as a rejection of an erroneous but more common.
2. a correct expression that takes the place of a popular but incorrect expression.
3. a person who is obstinate or zealous about such strict correctness.
Antonym: mumpsimus.
Etymology: Latin sumpsimus – ‘we have taken’. 
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SUMPSIMUS

[noun]

1. adherence to or persistence in using a strictly correct term, holding to a precise practice, etc., as a rejection of an erroneous but more common.

2. a correct expression that takes the place of a popular but incorrect expression.

3. a person who is obstinate or zealous about such strict correctness.

Antonym: mumpsimus.

Etymology: Latin sumpsimus – ‘we have taken’. 

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