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The definition of 'etymologizing' & the word 'etymologizing' in example sentences or phrases

Noun
1
(historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
Verb
1
give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
2
construct the history of words

Synonyms of the word 'etymologizing' & Antonyms of the word 'etymologizing'.

Noun
Synonymsderivation, deriving,
Verb
Synonymsetymologising, etymologising,