28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

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Kefi (κεφι) Greek -- the spirit of joy enthusiasm, high spirits and frenzy, in which good times and passion for life are expressed with an abundance of excitement, happiness and fun (via Wordstuck)

Greek origin The opportune moment                                                                                                                                                                                 More

kairos (n.) the perfect, delicate, crucial moment; the fleeting rightness of time and place that creates the opportune atmosphere for action, words, or movement.

Or·phic  (ôrfk) adj. 1. Greek Mythology Of or ascribed to Orpheus: the Orphic poems; Orphic mysteries. 2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dogmas, mysteries, and philosophical principles set forth in the poems ascribed to Orpheus. 3. Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing. 4. often orphic Mystic or occult. [Greek Orphikos, from Orpheus, Orpheus.]

“ Or·phic (ôrfk) adj. Greek Mythology Of or ascribed to Orpheus: the Orphic poems; Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dogmas, mysteries, and philosophical principles set forth in the poems ascribed to Orpheus.

Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowel graphemes. It comes from the Greek word εὔνοια, meaning “well mind” or “beautiful thinking"..*

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Beautiful thoughts and a well mind. Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowel graphemes. It comes from the Greek word εὔνοια, meaning “well mind” or “beautiful thinking.

An anachronism is something that is out of place in terms of time or chronology. The word derives from chronos, the Greek word for 'time,' and ana-, a Greek prefix meaning 'up,' 'back,' or 'again.' In

Word of the Day: Anachronism

An anachronism is something that is out of place in terms of time or chronology. The word derives from chronos, the Greek word for 'time,' and ana-, a Greek prefix meaning 'up,' 'back,' or 'again.' In

I think I might have this and I'm ok with it.

But I think those that are accused of this trait often have an ability to see the beauty in small, ordinary things that the accuser lacks

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The origin of this word is Greek. It comes from the same Greek word morosis and it is the same in both English and Greek. Morosis in Greek means mental slowness. In English more like moron or stupid.

The color amaranthine came from the Greek word ‘amarantos’ which meant unfading. The word Amaranth was used to name an imaginary, undying flower that was, presumably, a deep red-purple color

The color amaranthine came from the Greek word ‘amarantos’ which meant unfading. The word Amaranth was used to name an imaginary, undying flower that was, presumably, a deep red-purple color and there you have the two uses of the word today.

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