Language in Text & Reading Comprehension. Synonymy. Synonymy is identity of meaning. But, these are not synonyms. happily. glad. cheerfulness. sadness. unhappily. sorrowful. These, however, are synonyms:. happy : glad : cheerful. happiness : gladness : cheerfulness.
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Synonymy isidentity of meaning
But, these are not synonyms.
happy : glad : cheerful
happiness : gladness : cheerfulness
happily: gladly: cherfully
unhappy : sad: sorrowful
unhappiness : sadness : sorrowfulness
unhappily : sadly : sorrowfully
caecitis = typhlitis
inflammation of the blind gut
1. radio / wireless
2. aerodrome / airfield
Are they absolutely synonymous?
nearly : almost
1. broad / wide
2. lavatory / toilet / loo / WC
Are they completely synonymous?
father / dad / daddy / pop
1. Synonymy = descriptive synonymy
= referential synonymy
= cognitive synonymy
2. Complete synonymy: rare
3. Absolute synonymy: almost non-existant