Word of the Day – Seditious

By July 12, 2017Word of the Day

Seditious (adj)

sed-ish-us

Inciting or causing people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Late Middle English: from Old French seditieux or Latin seditiosus, from seditio ‘mutinous separation’ (see sedition).

Example sentences

“He read the letter and instantly declared it seditious!”

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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