-onym, -onymy, -onymic, -onymically, -onymous, -onymously, -nym

(Greek: name; word)

anonymous stranger (s) (noun), anonymous strangers
An unnamed stranger is someone who is not known and whose name has obviously not been revealed.

Could this be a pleonasm or a redundancy?

anonymously (adverb) (not comparable)
Without being named or acknowledged.
anonymousness (s)(noun) (no plural)
1. Reference to an author whose name is not known or is not given.
2. A situation whereby a term (no name) is used by someone to hide his or her identity.
anonymuncule (s) (noun), anonymuncules (pl)
An insignificant or worthless unknown writer.
antagonym (s) (noun), antagonyms (pl)
A word that has a meanings which contradicts another word: Using "bad" in place of "good" is labeled as an antagonym.
anthroponym (s) (noun), anthroponyms (pl)
A personal name of a human being.
anthroponymic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to a person's personal name.
anthroponymy (s) (noun) (no plural)
Personal names of people as a subject of study or the study of names.
antonym (s) (noun), antonyms (pl)
1. A word or name that means the opposite of another word or name.
2. Two words that express opposing concepts.

The word wet is an antonym of the word dry and cold is an antonym of hot.

English also uses prefixes to indicate antonyms; such as, cacophony (bad, loud, harsh sounds) and euphony (good, harmonious, pleasant sounds). This process also functions in other languages.

antonymic (adjective), more antonymic, most antonymic
A reference to a word, or words, which express opposite meanings or concepts.
antonymous (adjective), more antonymous, most antonymous
A reference to having an opposite or completely opposed meaning.
Antonym-Synonym Quiz #1

Two short multiple-choice answer quizzes dealing with the words dissension and consensus.

Antonym-Synonym Quiz #2

Two short multiple-choice answer quizzes dealing with the words sensation and dissent.

Antonym-Synonym Quiz #3

Two short multiple-choice answer quizzes dealing with the words vitality and homicide.

Antonym-Synonym Quiz #4

Two short multiple-choice answer quizzes dealing with the words survive and post-mortem.


Related "name" units: nom-; onomato-.


Related "word, words" units: etym-; legi-; lexico-; locu-; logo-; onomato-; verbo-.