neologism

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neologism

A new word or new meaning for an existing word. The high-tech field routinely creates new meanings for words. Before 1980, there was no doubt that a "mouse" referred only to a furry rodent.
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"Snort ribonuclease!") term meaning hearing challenged close-minded intelligence challenged being spied on spiritually challenged alcoholic digitally challenged not good at cyphers racially challenged can't run very fast logic challenged close-minded (I apologise for my insensitivity to the feelings of polcor neologists. I also must apologise to the Zoo if I've remembered wrong and it was some other Tassie organisation, or a fake story.)
This discourse focused on the biblical references to possession and exorcism, pitting Gassner's defenders against "neologists" like the Lutheran theologian Johann Salomo Semler, who denied that the Bible referred to a physical possession and that Christ was using linguistic idiom of his day when he referred to demons.
While the neologists, unlike the more radical deists, retained the concept of revelation, they insisted that revelation must be in accordance with reason, and its purpose must be the moral enlightenment of mankind.