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A Latinism (also called Latinity) is an idiom, structure, or word derived from or suggestive of the Latin language. For Latinistic words in English, see Latin influence in English.

It can also be used to mean a word borrowed into another language from Latin, especially one deemed overly pretentious. See Inkhorn term for this meaning.

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PJ Media
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:12:38 -0700

Untergang, which gets turned in English into the anemic Latinism “decline,” is literally “going under,” and calls to mind inevitably the last struggles of the drowning and the irrevocable descent of the sun below the western horizon. Abendland, the ...
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