nosism

The practive of referring to oneself as ”we”

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • nosism — nos·ism …   English syllables

  • nosism —   n. conceit on part of a group; use of we in speaking of oneself …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nosism — ˈnōˌsizəm, ˈnäˌ noun ( s) Etymology: Latin nos we + English ism more at us 1. archaic : the conceit or pride of a group of persons …   Useful english dictionary

  • Majestic plural — Royal we redirects here. For the song by Silversun Pickups, see The Royal We. The majestic plural (pluralis maiestatis/majestatis in Latin, literally, the plural of majesty, maiestatis being in the genitive case), is the use of a plural pronoun… …   Wikipedia

  • We — (IPAEng|wiː) is the first person, plural personal pronoun (subject case) in Modern English. Etymology From Old English wé , which was pronounced something like way in modern English. It is related to West Frisian wy , Dutch wij , German wir ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pluralis majestatis — Дик Чейни на приёме у султана Омана Pluralis majestatis, множественное величия  местоимение множественного числа, используемое в речи о …   Википедия

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