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Potential negative effects of jargon

  • Jargon can make communication more difficult for outsiders and cause them to disengage.
  • Jargon can make people feel excluded.
  • It can sound meaningless.
  • It can hurt the impressions of a speaker. Audiences may view these speakers as manipulative or less likeable.

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Jargon fulfils a number of fundamental needs.

Jargon refers to terms, expressions, or acronyms specific to a particular industry or professional group.

  • Identify when jargon is proper. When credibility is important, jargon may be useful. When understanding and engagement of a varied audience are necessary, excessive jargon can be costly.
  • Ask yourself if you can communicate the same idea in a simpler way.

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