What’s a word that doesn’t mean anything?

vague. worthless. aimless. blank. doesn’t cut it.

What is it called when you don’t mean what you say?

disingenuous: not truly honest or sincere : giving the false appearance of being honest or sincere. With regard to the OP’s question, disingenuous captures well “something that you say but don’t really mean”.

What is it called when you say something that isn’t literal?

Figuratively means metaphorically, and literally describes something that actually happened.

What is it called when you say something but it means something else?

Irony is “the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning.” Inside jokes told subtly, so that outsiders don’t even know they are told, creates irony. Likewise, if I say something to you intending you to understand it one way, even though I mean it another way, I am speaking ironically.

What is it called when you say one thing but mean something else?

Irony is when we say one thing but mean another, usually the opposite of what we say. When someone makes a mistake and you say, Oh ! that was clever ! that is irony. Youre saying clever to mean not clever.

What is the most confusing word?

Think beer snobs or Prius drivers, as the stereotypes go.
  • Ubiquitous. Ubiquitous is used to describe something that is widespread and constantly encountered, like television or fast food.
  • Cynical. …
  • Apathetic. …
  • Albeit. …
  • Ambiguous. …
  • Integrity. …
  • Affect/Effect. …
  • Love.

Whats does abstract mean?

Abstract words are used to describe notions, concepts, and things that can’t readily be observed by your five senses. Abstract words include terms like ‘good’ and ‘bad,’ or ‘bravery’ and ‘cowardice. ‘ We need abstract words to describe certain ideas, but they can also be confusing.

What are the consequences of misunderstanding?

Broken Relationships:

When communication breakdown, the relationships of the people trying to communicate also breaks down. A misunderstanding can be taken as an attack or something done on purpose or out of deceit. Generally this isn’t true, but miscommunication fuels these types of relationship break downs.

What is the most misused word in America?

The most commonly misused phrase in America is “I could care less.” The correct phrase is “I couldn’t care less.” Americans are most annoyed by the use of “irregardless” and “supposably.” A majority of Americans (3 in 5) find it acceptable to correct pronunciation or grammar, even when unprompted.

What is misused word?

1 : to use incorrectly : misapply misused his talents a word that is frequently misused. 2 : abuse, mistreat misused his servants. misuse. noun.