ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: plangent

plangent (plăn′jənt), adj.
1.  Loud and resounding
2.  Expressive, plaintive, or mournful in sound.

Etymology:  early 1800s, Latin, from plangere, to lament, to beat the breast in grief.

[sorry:  I missed last week due to work; likely I'll miss next week due to vacation.]
Tags: adjective, latin, p, wordsmith: ersatz_read

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