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Word of the Day -Synchronicity

By April 1, 2024Word of the Day

Synchronicity (noun)

sin-kron-is-it-ee

an apparently meaningful coincidence in time of two or more similar or identical events that are causally unrelated.

In the highlighted sense, first recorded in 1950–55 in the psychological theory of Carl G. Jung.
Comes from synchronous, originally from the Greek word sýnchronos, meaning “together in time.”

Example sentences

“she was mortified that her and her best friend turned up in the same dress, it was a hilarious example of synchronicity in action.”

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