sigmatism [sig-muh-tiz-uh m] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- defective pronunciation of sibilant sounds.
Origin of sigmatism 1885–90; Greek sigmat-, stem of sígma+ Examples from the Web for sigmatism Historical Examples of sigmatism
Sigmatism and parasigmatism and paralambdacism are strongly marked.
Word Origin and History for sigmatism n.
1888, “difficulty in pronouncing ‘S,'” from comb. form of+ . As “use or recurrence of ‘S'” from 1889.