The opposite of euphemism- an unfortunate or unpleasant term used where a much nicer one would easily work. Also: disphemism.
Ever notice how Clark is prone to dysphemism? How Clark calls Clarice 'fat' when 'curvy' would work or how he calls Jason a dwarf even though 'short' would be more accurate.
by Mo Dixley October 8, 2005
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