hypercorrectness

Taxonomy vs Hypercorrectness - What's the difference?

taxonomy | hypercorrectness |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and hypercorrectness

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while hypercorrectness is the state or condition of being hypercorrect.

Hypercorrectness vs Hypercorrection - What's the difference?

hypercorrectness | hypercorrection | Related terms |

Hypercorrectness is a related term of hypercorrection.


As nouns the difference between hypercorrectness and hypercorrection

is that hypercorrectness is the state or condition of being hypercorrect while hypercorrection is (linguistics) the use of a nonstandard form due to a belief that it is more formal or more correct than the corresponding standard form.

Hypercorrectness vs Hypercorrect - What's the difference?

hypercorrectness | hypercorrect | Derived terms |

Hypercorrectness is a derived term of hypercorrect.


As a noun hypercorrectness

is the state or condition of being hypercorrect.

As a adjective hypercorrect is

(grammar) incorrect because of a mistaken idea of standard usage.

As a verb hypercorrect is

to change (a word or phrase) to an incorrect form in the mistaken belief that it is standard usage.