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cacology (s) (noun) (usually no plural)
Bad speaking or pronunciation; socially unacceptable diction: Hester worked with a speech pathologist for many years to overcome her cacology so she could feel more comfortable when speaking in public.

Although Edgar's speech and language were acceptable in the isolated hill community where he grew up, his cacology caused him a lot of embarrassment when he went away to college.

This entry is located in the following units: caco-, cac-, kako-, kak- (page 3) -ology, -logy, -ologist, -logist (page 13)