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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

These is my Words:

I love finding new words I didn't know before, so today I feel like posting a few of my favorites that I've found. (My love for writing and words actually has its own board on Pinterest...)

nedovtipa: (n.) someone who cannot take a hint.

razbliuto: (n.) the sentimental feeling you have about someone you once loved but no longer do.

virago: (n.) a strong, brave, or warlike woman; a woman who demonstrates exemplary and heroic qualities.

natsukashii: (adj.) suddenly, euphorically nostalgic, triggered by experiencing something for the first time in years.

quaintrelle: (n.) a woman who emphasizes a life of passion, expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life's pleasures.

filipendulous: (adj.) hanging by a thread.

psithurism: (n.) the sound of the wind through trees.

casuistry: (n.) deceptive or excessively subtle reasoning.

discombobulate: (v.) confuse or upset.
*I personally use this word all the time. 

laconic: (adj.) expressing much in few words; concise.

petrichor: (n.) the smell of earth after rain.

alliaceous: (adj.) having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc.

parapraxis: (n.) a slip of the tongue or pen or other error thought to reveal unconscious wishes or attitudes.

juvenescent: (adj.) being or becoming youthful; young.

empyreal: (adj.) pertaining to the sky; celestial.

abditory: (n.) a place into which you can disappear.

lethologica: (n.) when you think of something but the word for it escapes you.

aspectabund: (adj.) letting or being able to let expressive emotion show easily through one's face and eyes.

lisztomania: a need to listen to music all the time.

jimjams: (n.) extreme nervousness; jitters.


I suppose I'll keep the list relatively short today. Maybe later I'll post a few more of my favorite words. Hopefully someone else gets as much joy out of them as I do!

--Sadie

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