Word of the day

January 19, 2020

Orthosomnia – a perfectionist quest to achieve perfect sleep; an obsession with the quest for perfect sleep.


Word of the day

January 17, 2020

Spelunk  – to explore caves, especially as a hobby.


Word of the day

January 16, 2020

Exclosure – an area from which unwanted animals are excluded; an area of land, especially in a forest , fenced round to keep out unwanted animals;an area protected against intruders, as by fences.


Word of the day

January 15, 2020

Aculeated  – of speech or thought: pointed, incisive, keen, pungent, stinging; having or being any sharp-pointed structure; having or resembling a stinger or barb; having a slender ovipositor or sting, as the hymenopterous insects; a sharp point; armed with prickles.


Word of the day

January 14, 2020

Precariat – people whose employment and income are insecure, especially when considered as a class; the class of people who lack a reliable long-term source of income.


Word of the day

January 13, 2020

Retcon – to revise retrospectively (an aspect of a fictional work or series), typically by means of a revelation which imposes a different interpretation on previously described events;  a piece of new information, in a film, television series, or other fictional work, that imposes a different interpretation on previously described events, typically used to facilitate a dramatic plot shift or account for an inconsistency; a literary device in which the form or content of a previously established narrative is changed.


Word of the day

January 10, 2020

Prosily  – in  a prosy, dull, or commonplace manner; tediously; prosaically;  in a matter-of-fact way; dry.


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