One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The merging of two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc. into one.‘the forceful conflation of two traditions’
- ‘Its richness is partly derived from the conflation of wildly disparate images.’
- ‘Offering up the tired conflation of religion with mega-violence is hardly a positive reason for disbelief.’
- ‘The opening idea of the last movement sounds startlingly like a conflation of the two major allegros from the ballet suite.’
- ‘The caricature is really a conflation of several separate styles of thought and belief, and they almost never come together.’
- ‘What we see is the near total conflation of news and entertainment.’
- ‘The brash 1875 iron bridge is concealed by his idiosyncratic conflation of the two banks.’
- ‘The desire to be thought tough is of course itself the real weakness, and the lazy conflation of meaning and justification is simply foolish.’
- ‘One way this happens is through their conflation of memory with other activities.’
- ‘The narrator's invocation of loss is as strategic as his conflation of genders in his vision of his Muses.’
- ‘Both floor and wall-mounted pieces emphasized the witty conflation of drawing and sculpture.’
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