Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
Grizzly Weinstein
sea_gaagii
1word1day

Nov. 14th 2008 - Xerophthalmia

As far as I am concerned it is still Friday!

Xerophthalmia

Xe`roph*thal"mi*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? dry + ? the eye. See Ophthalmia.] (Med.) An abnormal dryness of the eyeball produced usually by long-continued inflammation and subsequent atrophy of the conjunctiva.

Example:
I apologize to nerdfury it ends up he was really sick with a killer headache. It is partially my fault also, every Friday when he sees my words, he rubs his eyes in disbelief as to how great my words are! In fact, he has done this so often, his eyes are dry and irritated, he has developed xerophthalmia and this is causing bad headaches.
Tags: noun, wordsmith: sea_gaagii, x
Subscribe

  • Wednesday Word: Déraciné

    Déraciné - noun or adjective. You may know déraciné as the title of a video game, but this French word can also be used as an adjective or noun.…

  • Tuesday word: Convoluted

    Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Convoluted (adjective) con·vo·lut·ed [kon-vuh-loo-tid] adjective 1. twisted; coiled. 2. complicated; intricately…

  • Sunday Word: Cabalistic

    cabalistic[kab- uh- lis-tik], also cabbalistic, kabbalistic adjective: 1 belonging, according, or relating to the Jewish cabala 2 having an…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 6 comments