Incidences is a hybrid word (instances and incidents) that attempts to add importance and intellectual heft to a person's otherwise dull pronouncement. You hear this word all the time especially on newscasts where the host tries to sound important by using a bigger word than necessary.
" The incidences of credit card theft have risen dramatically since the influx of immigrants from Upper Freedonia have entered the neighborhood once know as Little Albania."
by jochthsi July 10, 2013
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