Word of the Day – Clachan

By Mar 5, 2018Word of the Day

Clachan (noun)

klax-un (like ch in loch)

(in Scotland or Northern Ireland) a small village or hamlet.

Late Middle English: from Scottish Gaelic and Irish clachán.

Example sentences

“It’s just hills and clachan that way.”

Word of the Day – Compersion

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Compersion (noun)

kom-pur-shun

The feeling of joy one has experiencing another’s joy, such as in witnessing a toddler’s joy and feeling joy in response.

From French compérage, derived from French compère, from Old French comper, from Latin compater, compatrem (“godfather”).

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