Bdelygmia (del-ig’-mi-a): Expressing hatred and abhorrence of a person, word, or deed.
Utilize. Where the hell did utilize come from? Why not just say “use?” The people who use utilize instead of use, use a Latinized version of a simple word: “ize” gives the little word bigness, importance, status. At least that’s what the word’s users think. Idiots. Twits. Losers. When I hear it, I hate it, the hatred rubs off on the users of utilize.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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