Word of the Day – Apricity

By May 16, 2017Word of the Day

Apricity (noun) (obs)

ap-ris-it-ee

The warmth of the sun on a cold winter’s day.

Obsolete, this word was used in the 1600s, I think we should bring it back!

Example sentences

“The apricity of the day was a big allure, despite the frost.”

Word of the Day – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)

sen-ek-ti-tood

The last stage of life; old age.

Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

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