Verboticism: Audiosmosis

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DEFINITION: To unconsciously adopt the vocal mannerisms and linguistic stylings of the people with whom you are speaking.

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Audiosmosis

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: aw-dee-ahz-moe-sis

Sentence: Although initially bewildered, I too was soon speaking in a thick Scottish brogue, thanks to audiosmosis.

Etymology: audio + osmosis

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