February 24th, 2021

words

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.

As an adjective, it can be use to describe that feelings of being uprooted or displaced from your physical, geographical or social environment.

As a noun, it can be used to described a person who feels they have been displaced: John was not like the others. He was a déraciné among his crew members on Mars.