☆ (theidolhands) wrote in 1word1day,


Saturday Word: Eunoia

eu·noi·a [u-NO-ya]:
origin: (2 BC) Greek, εὖ= "well, good" + νόος= "mind, spirit" [1 Cor 7:3, Eph 6:7]

1. A speaker entrusted to have the good will of their audience in mind; benevolent.
one of three precepts necessary for Phronesis = "practical thinking"
2. Medical; a state of perfect mental health.
3. The shortest English word containing all five vowels.
4. Poetry book by Christian Bök, each chapter restricted to a single vowel.

*btw- my mouse is acting up, which is maddening, so this post took longer to compose than usual.
Tags: e, greek, medical, noun, wordsmith: theidolhands

  • Wednesday Word: Stonkered

    Stonkered - adjective. Not to be confused with Internet meme word stonks, stonkered means to be in a state of completely exhaustion.

  • Sunday Word: Peroration

    peroration [per- uh- rey-sh uhn] noun: 1 the concluding part of a speech or discourse, in which the speaker or writer recapitulates the…

  • Tuesday word: Nocturnal

    Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2021 Nocturnal (adjective, noun) noc·tur·nal [nok-tur-nl] adjective 1. of or pertaining to the night (opposed to diurnal). 2.…

  • Post a new comment


    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