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Nomen Words: “agnomen” to “trinomialism”

Words that include: nom-, nomen-, nomin-,
-nomia, -nomic (Latin: name)

Don’t confuse this element with the Greek nomo- that means “law”.

A second cognomen or fourth name, occasionally assumed by Romans; hence loosely, an additional name subsequently acquired.
1. The use of a title or formal description such as “Your Highness” or “His Excellency” in place of someone’s proper name.
2. The use of a proper name as a common noun to refer to someone or something with associated characteristics, e.g., in calling a handsome young man “an adonis”.
Double naming.
binomial, binomialism:
1. Consisting of two terms; a mathematical expression made up of two terms and a plus or minus sign.
2. In biology, a pair of Latin or Latinized words forming a scientific name in the classification of plants, animals, and microorganisms. The first word represents the genus and the second the species.
cognomen, cognomination:
1. In Roman usage: the third name, family name, or surname of a Roman citizen; such as, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Caius Julius Caesar.
2. An additional name or epithet bestowed on individuals, as Africanus, Cunctator (in later Latin called agnomen).
3. A surname or family name.
4. A nickname or name that describes someone, e.g., “Billy the Kid”.
denominate, denominated:
1. To define something in terms of a specific unit of currency.
2. To give something a particular name or description.
1. The action of naming from or after something; giving a name to, calling by a name.
2. A mentioning or specifying by name.
3. A characteristic or qualifying name given to a thing or class of things; that which anything is called; an appellation, designation, title.
4. A collection of individuals classed together under the same name; now almost always specifically, a religious sect or body having a common faith and organization, and designated by a distinctive name.
5. A unit of value, especially monetary value.
Belonging to, or of the nature of, a denomination or church group.
Adherence to or advocacy of certain denominational principles or a denominational system; such as, of education.
An adherent or advocate of denominational church principles or of a denominational system.
1. Having the quality or function of naming; characterized by giving a name to something.
2. Formed or derived from a noun.
In arithmetic and algebra, the number written below the line in a common fraction, which gives the denomination or value of the parts into which the integer is divided; the corresponding expression in an algebraical fraction, denoting the divisor.
Anomic aphasia (any disturbance in the comprehension or expression of language due to brain lesion).
1. Involving a total loss of dignity and pride and making someone or something appear shamefully weak and ineffective.
2. Deserving condemnation and contempt.
1. A total loss of dignity and self-respect or an incurring of public disgrace.
2. A disgraceful act.
1. Without a name; unnamed.
2. Anonymous.
The inability to recall the right name; an expression of nominal aphasia (any disturbance in the comprehension or expression of language due to brain lesion).
1. A wrong or unsuitable name or term for something or someone.
2. A use of a wrong or unsuitable name or term to describe something or someone.
nomancy, onomancy:
Divination from names or the letters of a name, as, the number of vowels in a name, the sum of the numerical value of the letters, or the like.
To assign a name or names to someone or to something; to call by a certain name.
Concerned with, or relating to, the action of naming.
1. A servant or dependent whose business it was to inform his master or patron of the names of persons, especially when engaged in canvassing for office.
2. A steward or usher who assigned or indicated the places of guests at a banquet.
3. One who announces, or imparts to another, the names of persons or guests.
4. One who gives a name to, or invents a designation for, something: specifically, one who classifies natural objects under appropriate designations.
1. A name, appellation, designation.
2. The act of assigning names to things.
3. A list or collection of names or particulars; a catalogue, a register.
4. A list or collection of words or terms, especially those connected with a particular language or subject; a glossary, a vocabulary.
5. The system or set of names for things, etc., commonly employed by a person or community.
6. The terminology of a science.
7. The collective names given (or to be given) to places in a district or region.
8. A particular set or system of names or designations.
One who devises a nomenclature.
1. Acting or being something in name only, but not in reality.
2. Representing very little cost when compared with the actual value received.
3. Relating to a noun or a group of words that functions as a noun.
4. Assigned to a named person, and bearing that person’s name.
5. Relating to or consisting of a name or names.
6. A word or group of words that functions as a noun.
The philosophical doctrine that there are no realities other than concrete individual objects.
nominalize, nominalization:
1. To change a part of speech into a noun by the addition of a suffix.
2. To change an underlying clause by a syntactic process or series of rules so that it functions like a noun.
1. To suggest (name) someone for appointment or election to a position or for an honor or award.
2. To appoint (name) someone to a position, or make someone responsible for a duty.
A suggestion (naming) of someone for appointment or election to a position or for receiving an honor or award.
1. In grammar, relating or belonging to the case used in some languages to designate a noun or pronoun that is functioning as the subject of a clause or sentence.
2. Appointed (named) or suggested for election to an office or position.
1. Someone who has been suggested (named) for a position, honor, or award, or as a candidate for office.
2. A person or group that holds title to a security or piece of real estate but is not actually the holder or owner.
Disgust for a particular name or certain names.
1. The study and history of names.
2. The study of the origin, history, and use of proper names.
Mental disorder characterized by the incorrect naming of objects or the inability to name them.
polynomial, multinomial:
Used to describe a mathematical expression that has more than two terms, or a system of taxonomic nomenclature that uses more than two names.
praenomen, praenominal:
In ancient Rome, someone’s first name.
Of or pertaining to a surname or surnames.
1. Consisting of three mathematical terms or expression.
2. In biology, Relating to or consisting of three taxonomic names, denoting the genus, species, and subspecies or variety of an organism.
3. In mathematics, a polynomial made up of three terms linked by plus or minus signs.
A system of nomenclature, as in biological classification, involving the use of trinomial terms.