eusystolism
Definition - Using initials or acronyms — rather than words — as euphemisms.

Example -
S.O.B. (son of a bitch)

Etymology -
The word was coined from the Greek eu, good + systole, contraction. It probably was adapted from the term systole, the shortening of a long vowel or syllable, but I haven't found any authority that backs this up as yet.



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