NerdFury - Big Daddy (nerdfury) wrote in 1word1day,
NerdFury - Big Daddy

Hullo all!

Today's fantastic word is one that should be familiar to all night owls.

Lucubration [loo'ku-bray'shun]

Study or composition lasting late into the night.

From Latin, lucubrare, which stems from lux, meaning light.

John didn't realise how long he had been studying for his up-coming exam. It hit him with a shock when he realised that his 'midnight snack' during his furious late night lucubrations was actually taking place at midday instead!
Tags: l, latin, noun, wordsmith: nerdfury

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